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drive (one) insane

To annoy or frustrate one to the point of exasperation. The kids were driving me insane, so 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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EXETER CITY boss Alex Inglethorpe has admitted a rogue section of supporters are driving him insane.
Biggest cheer in Ireland today will be reserved for Seve Ballesteros, who pulled out of three tournaments last month because his golf was driving him insane. He would not be at the Irish Open if he did not think he had found something to build on and all golf lovers will hope that Sporting have got it wrong in making him a 15-18 underdog against Fred Funk in a first-day 18-holer.
But the plan backfired and the place is driving him insane, ex-girlfriend Maureen Craig said last night.