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go round the bend

To become very annoyed or frustrated, often to the point of exasperation. I'll definitely go round the bend after a week on vacation with my relatives. That loud beeping noise is making me go round the bend!
See also: bend, go, round
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

go round the bend

mainly BRITISH, INFORMAL
If someone goes round the bend, they become extremely bored or frustrated. It's a lovely little place to visit, but I'd go round the bend if I had to live there.
See also: bend, go, round
Collins COBUILD Idioms Dictionary, 3rd ed. © HarperCollins Publishers 2012
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Martin Lane completed a one-three for Rabbah Bloodstock horses on the David Simcock-trained Sheikhzayedroad, and said: "I had a wall of horses in front of me going round the bend so I had to switch wide, which is never ideal, but he galloped all the way to the line."
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Pop up Puppets Some are daily players, going round the bend, Some are part-time actors looking for a friend, Most are full of dreams they never want to spend, Dancing on the graves of hearts they cannot mend.
Speaking after the sentence he told the ECHO: "He was wild, going round the bend. I used to like the fella, he used to be a nice bloke."
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He picked a bad time for it, going round the bend just as a handful of fanatic Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) agents and federal prosecutors got wind of some cocaine flights coming through Panama.
The car boasts safety features such as mighty brakes and skid-control just in case your ambitions overtake your skill and you need a bit of help going round the bend.
Going round the bend is a subjective judgment, of course.
I know he got in trouble going round the bend, but I think he caused as much as he was interfered with and I think he's better going righthanded nowadays.
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