drive (someone) wild

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drive (someone) wild

1. To put someone into a state of extreme excitement. The band drove the crowd wild when they played their greatest hit.
2. To make someone very sexually aroused. His French accent is driving me wild!
See also: drive, wild
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In Assam, emergency services drive wild Indian elephants away from villages in case they stampede and kill.
The Santa Safari includes the fourmile self drive Wild Winter Safari, a magical sleigh ride and trail to visit to Santa in his grotto to choose a gift in the elves' workshop.
People drive wild in a boat because it's fun," and they may not be drunk, he added.
Fred Landeg, deputy chief veterinary officer, said plunging temperatures could drive wild birds carrying the disease westwards and into the UK.
And when Egan tells of Sam Beckett's amusement, in a bistro in Paris, at a reported marijuana bust in the rustic village of Ballymahon, neither of them knew or cared that on more than one dark night, before I was a teenager, I helped my father drive wild, unwilling cattle to the fair of Ballymahon, where, more often than not, nobody wanted to buy them in those hungry years.
It is in the financial interests of these corporations to drive wild stocks to extinction and replace them with domestic stocks.