drive (someone) wild

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drive (someone) wild

1. To put someone into a state of extreme excitement. The band drove the crowd wild when they played their greatest hit.
2. To make someone very sexually aroused. His French accent is driving me wild!
See also: drive, wild
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People drive wild in a boat because it's fun," and they may not be drunk, he added.
Outdoor Animal Repellers -- Winter weather can drive wild animals near your home in search of food and warmth.
Fred Landeg, deputy chief veterinary officer, said plunging temperatures could drive wild birds carrying the disease westwards and into the UK.
And when Egan tells of Sam Beckett's amusement, in a bistro in Paris, at a reported marijuana bust in the rustic village of Ballymahon, neither of them knew or cared that on more than one dark night, before I was a teenager, I helped my father drive wild, unwilling cattle to the fair of Ballymahon, where, more often than not, nobody wanted to buy them in those hungry years.
One answer has been to use trained, domesticated elephants to drive wild elephants away from villages and crops.