drive (one) batty

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drive (one) batty

To annoy or frustrate one to the point of exasperation. A week on vacation with my relatives is enough to drive me batty. That loud beeping noise is driving me batty!
See also: batty, drive
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

drive someone batty

 and drive someone bonkers; drive someone nuts
Fig. to annoy or irritate someone. You are certainly annoying! You're going to drive me batty. This cold is driving me bonkers. These tax forms are driving me nuts.
See also: batty, drive
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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