drive one round the bend

{v. phr.}, {informal} To upset someone so much that they think they are going crazy. * /"Slow down, please," Miss Jones cried. "You are driving me around the bend!"/ Contrast: DRIVE ONE APE, BANANAS, ETC.

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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  • drive one round the bend — {v. phr.}, {informal} To upset someone so much that they think they are going crazy. * / Slow down, please, Miss Jones cried. You are driving me around the bend! / Contrast: DRIVE ONE APE, BANANAS, ETC …   Dictionary of American idioms

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