send (one) (a)round the bend

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send (one) (a)round the bend

To annoy or frustrate one. Primarily heard in UK, Australia. A week on vacation with my relatives is enough to send me around the bend. That loud beeping noise is sending me round the bend!
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Schmitz has a history of mental problems and has been treated for manic-depressive illness, and Fieger argued in part that Schmitz's shock and resultant humiliation from the discovery that his secret admirer was a man rather than a woman was enough to send him around the bend.