round the bend

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*(a)round the bend

 
1. Fig. crazy; having lost sanity. (*Typically: be ~; go ~.) I think this job is sending me around the bend. She sounds like she's round the bend already.
2. intoxicated from alcohol or drugs. (*Typically: be ~; go ~.) One more of those, and you'll be around the bend. From the glassy look in her eyes, I'd say she is completely round the bend now.
See also: bend, round

round the bend

  (informal)
crazy Tell me frankly: do you think my father's round the bend? I was sure I'd locked that door. I must be going round the bend.
See bend over backwards, bend the rules
See also: bend, round

round the bend

verb
See also: bend, round
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LOVELY FEET'' When your oh'' so tired and weary, and the day at last is at an end, You turn the key, let yourself inside before you go round the bend.
It's strange though because the fever leaves you, Always when the season comes to an end, All the stress and tension fades away, Just when your about to go round the bend.
People go round the bend too fast, I think it should be a 20mph limit.
I wanted to go round the bend but the car went straight on," says Ahern, who nevertheless arrives in time to win the conditions race on Beauchamp Viceroy.
As I turned the wheel to go round the bend, the car wasn't reacting.
Speaking at the crash site, Chief Insp John Maddox said: "It looks like the bus hadn't managed to go round the bend.
The bus was coming down a steep hill towards the bridge at the bottom, and from what I can see at the scene, that bus has not managed to go round the bend, and has careered through a wall and down a drop into a garden," he said.
The bus was coming down a steep hill towards the bridge at the bottom, and fromwhat I can see at the scene, that bus has not managed to go round the bend, and has careered through a wall and down a drop into a garden," he said.
Leaving their loved ones is an anxious time for carers, but you need that time away or you'd go round the bend.
But as you know, following a practice which had been seen on other occasions, the experienced team leader gave the instruction to the equally experienced driver (Jim Hunt) to go round the bend at a higher than average speed to effect a load shift, an utterly, intrinsically dangerous practice, one which they had got away with before, but not on this occasion.
Or, if the blood thing doesn't take your fancy, drinking a potent hallucinogenic which will make you go round the bend and projectile vomit for 24 hours?
Lenson Express contested the Pall Mall a couple of years ago, and had his back legs taken in the semi-final just when he was about to go round the bend in a nice pitch.
The bus was coming down a steep hill towards the bridge at the bottom, and from what I can see at the scene, that bus has notmanaged to go round the bend, and has careered through a wall and down a drop into a garden," he said.
Turn left and go round the bend to reach a road junction and bear right into the village.
A WELSH student is aiming to go round the bend for charity by going on 76 rollercoaster rides in three days.