drive (one) (a)round the bend

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drive (one) (a)round the bend

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

Fig. to make someone angry or very frustrated. This tax stuff is about to drive me around the bend. Gert will drive us all around the bend with her constant complaining.
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drive someone round the bend

If a situation or someone's behaviour drives you round the bend, it makes you extremely bored or angry. Can you make that tea before your fidgeting drives me completely round the bend?
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This quirky 200-year-old house will drive you round the bend with excitement as its rooms are built around the central chimney.
Sometimes little unexplained noises can drive you round the bend.
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In fact, having yet another person assuring you that you're a wonderful human being is likely to drive you round the bend.
The TV advert for Tom Tom may drive you round the bend, but the gadget itself is designed to ensure you get to your correct destination with the minimum of fuss.
Chris said: ``London is an incredible city but living and working there can drive you round the bend.
TRYING to fathom whether there is any value to be had in the Second Division betting can drive you round the bend.
Last season, the frustrating, pull-your-hairout play of the on-loan Gerard Deulofeu would drive you round the bend, but it would also win Everton points.
And when you hear world leaders on the telly, Not let their lying drive you round the bend.
This is a relatively easy RPG with tedious gameplay, basic combat and a bartering system that'll drive you round the bend.
No, I've not gone mad, but the bizarre naming of colours I've come across in recent weeks could drive you round the bend.
And trying to predict the score could easily drive you round the bend.