send (one) (a)round the bend

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send (one) (a)round the bend

To annoy or frustrate one. Primarily heard in UK, Australia. A week on vacation with my relatives is enough to send me around the bend. That loud beeping noise is sending me round the bend!
See also: bend, send
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a fate which could unwittingly befall anybody likely to be sent round the bend by the effect of watching the equivalent of a strobe light for the best part of an hour.
THIS reader-recommended chippy is hidden from downhill drivers who are literally about to be sent round the bend.
RANGERS supporters have been sent round the bend so many times this season they are desperate to see Paul Le Guen's players turn just one corner themselves.
Standing, meanwhile, is being sent round the bend and into bankruptcy by his three ex-wives and three daughters -one of whom is about to make him a grandad.
A GROUP of Irish leprechauns took time out from celebrating St Patrick's Day to be sent round the bend at a Midland theme park.