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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 someone crazyand drive someone insane; drive someone mad
1. . Lit. to force someone into a state of insanity or mental instability. The sound of the wind howling drove me crazy. The dog's constant barking drove me insane.
2. Fig. to annoy or irritate someone. This itch is driving me crazy. All these telephone calls are driving me mad.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
drive somebody inˈsanemake somebody more and more angry or irritated, especially over a long period of time: This job is driving me insane.
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