send (one) up the wall(redirected from send him up the wall)
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send (one) up the wall
To annoy or frustrate one to the point of exasperation. A week on vacation with my relatives is enough to send me up the wall. That loud beeping noise is sending me up the wall!
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send someone up the wall
Fig. to annoy and irritate someone; to drive someone crazy. Don't scratch your fingers on the blackboard. It sends me up the wall! That noise sends me up the wall!
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
drive/send somebody up the ˈwall(informal) make somebody very annoyed; drive somebody crazy: That noise is driving me up the wall.
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