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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Maybe the fact that their multi-million dollar housing project called "Daybreak" sits on a plume of poisoned water -- that will take hundreds of millions of dollars to remediate -- sent them around the bend.