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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Dads go mad when we drive them insane, but mommies mommies, they are not the same.
"Eastern Wisdom for Your Soul" examines what really makes people happy, and places it under a scope using eastern philosophy and psychology to help them attain a more complete and fulfilling life every day, to help them fight off the stresses that so drive them insane. Explaining some simple but invaluable truths of the universe, "Eastern Wisdom for Your Soul" is deftly compiled and highly recommended for community library spirituality collections and for anyone seeking piece of mind.
"By following the leader Saddam Hussein," it goes, "We will make them fall, we will drive them insane." When that's out of the way, the group starts doing songs ("Massacre," "Fade to Black") from a cautiously subversive repertoire.