drive (one) mad(redirected from drive somebody mad)
drive (one) mad
1. To cause one to become unhinged, insane, or mentally unstable. All that pressure finally drove Steve mad in the end. You kids are going to drive me mad one of these days with all your arguing. Trying to deal with the complaints and requests of so many different people and departments is enough to drive a person mad!
2. To upset, irritate, or annoy someone to the point of distraction. OK, it was funny at first, but now your jokes are just driving me mad! Would you stop shouting—you're driving me mad!
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