drive (one) insane

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drive (one) insane

To cause one to feel increasingly annoyed or frustrated. Oh, the kids were driving me insane, that's why 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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Let him build his legacy first before we drive him insane, eh?
He had alleged that the jail authorities were attempting to drive him insane.
However, mysterious spirits drive him insane, placing the lives of his wife and psychic young son in grave danger.
Wick (Craig Ferguson) puts Drew in charge of a new women's clothing store, the pressure weighs heavily on him, but not as heavily as Mimi (Kathy Kinney), who embarks upon a systematic plot to drive him insane.
Forced back out into the treacherous New York dating scene, Austin meets Marcy Fitzwilliams (Farah Alvin), a flighty photographer whose spontaneity is matched only by her ability to drive him insane.