drive (one) round the twist

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drive (one) round the twist

To frustrate or anger one to the point of exasperation, often by repetitive irritating behavior. Primarily heard in UK, Australia. The kids I babysit were driving me round the twist today with their constant questions.
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It's guaranteed to drive you round the twist, and it's something virtually all drivers have experienced.
And doesn't that drive you round the twist? And isn't it about time somebody in authority told him to cut it out?