drive (one) insane

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drive (one) insane

To cause one to feel increasingly annoyed or frustrated. Oh, the kids were driving me insane, that's why 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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There have been a million Westerns over the years, but aside from the 1928 "The Wind," few have so clearly made the point that taming the West was not just tough: It was harsh enough to drive you insane.
Even that condescending plummy voice which repeatedly nags "Unexpected item in the packing area" could drive you insane enough to shout back at it after a while.
bud is the cord, not your usual tangle-tastic rubber; this is proper cord and as such behaves itself and doesn't drive you insane.
Her singing is pretty average but her tics and habits are enough to drive you insane, particularly that ridiculous claw hand.
He wrote in asking for help with a song that had a chorus that went something like this: "Cigareets and whisky and wild, wild, wimmen, they drive you crazy, they drive you insane.
Right from the time you press the start button it grips you, and this is one game that will drive you insane as the "one more go" syndrome cuts in.
You have to be an Elvis fan to do this work, otherwise singing Suspicious Minds for the millionth time would drive you insane.
They were on there as `people whose habits drive you insane,' and they had a hoarder, a checker and an orderer.
A James from Whickham had written in asking for help with a song that had a chorus that went something like this: "Cigareets and whisky and wild, wild, wimmen, they drive you crazy, they drive you insane.