drive (one) insane

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drive (one) insane

To annoy or frustrate one to the point of exasperation. The kids were driving me insane, so I made them go outside and play.
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drive somebody inˈsane

make somebody more and more angry or irritated, especially over a long period of time: This job is driving me insane.
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