drive (one) batty

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drive (one) batty

To annoy or frustrate one to the point of exasperation. A week on vacation with my relatives is enough to drive me batty. That loud beeping noise is driving me batty!
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drive someone batty

 and drive someone bonkers; drive someone nuts
Fig. to annoy or irritate someone. You are certainly annoying! You're going to drive me batty. This cold is driving me bonkers. These tax forms are driving me nuts.
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And if we've been out of the dating scene and just returned, the gamesmanship could drive us batty.
Unlike Dracula himself, profitable vampire movies will always get to see the light of day - though some would argue that it's the executives who run the business who really drive us batty.