go round the bend

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go round the bend

To become very annoyed or frustrated, often to the point of exasperation. I'll definitely go round the bend after a week on vacation with my relatives. That loud beeping noise is making me go round the bend!
See also: bend, go, round
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

go round the bend

mainly BRITISH, INFORMAL
If someone goes round the bend, they become extremely bored or frustrated. It's a lovely little place to visit, but I'd go round the bend if I had to live there.
See also: bend, go, round
Collins COBUILD Idioms Dictionary, 3rd ed. © HarperCollins Publishers 2012
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"She pulled back in quickly as we went round the bend, I think she was about half and half on either side of the road.
"As I went round the bend I could see Geoff standing towards the top of the loop facing this person.
Railwayman Ben Wray went round the bend when toilet facilities at his new home were cut off for four days, a court heard today.
"Then the car went round the bend and towards the old iron bridge, where it hit something and completely flipped over.
He said: "I lost Steven as I went round the bend. We were going to make the bend perfectly safely but just in case I dabbed the brakes.
That's when I went round the bend and got into the sapper racket in a big way.
'As he approached the bend he saw it was still in the right-hand lane as they went round the bend. He braked but felt the Audi bump his car twice.
"Four horses went round the bend today and, taking the best advice, we have decided that it needs a bit more time to fully mature," said Redcar chief executive Neil Etherington yesterday.
We started well, went round the bend and he just couldn't give that extra bit at the end.
His wife went round the bend, and in last night's episode of Coronation Street (ITV) she gave the newcomer a piece of her mind.
He went round the bends okay, but wasn't too sure of the going.
''Frankie (Dettori) was very pleased with him and said the colt loved the fast ground, went round the bends well and was always going to win.''"
Trainer Seamus Graham reports the old warrior to be thriving on the quick runs and he certainly looked on good terms with himself in theway went round the bends en route to victory.