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drive someone up the wall

Fig. to annoy or irritate someone. Stop whistling that tune. You're driving me up the wall. All his talk about moving to California nearly drove 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!
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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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