go round the bend

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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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