drive (one) round the twist

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drive (one) round the twist

To frustrate or anger one to the point of exasperation, often by repetitive irritating behavior. Primarily heard in UK, Australia. The kids I babysit were driving me round the twist today with their constant questions.
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PRIESTS are praying Postman Pat Broderick's EUR7million Lotto win won't drive him round the twist.