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.
See also: around, bend, drive

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?
See also: bend, drive, round, someone
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The way you're trying to solve current issues is going to end up driving you round the bend.