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drive (one) nuts

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

verb
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McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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WE love 'em, but sometimes they drive us nuts. Our pets can be the most affectionate - and most baffling - companions of all.
We assume it got its name from its ability to drive us nuts.