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English definition of “drive someone crazy”

drive someone crazy

(also drive someone nuts/up the wall)
infml to make someone upset or annoyed: We love our two-year-old, but sometimes she drives us crazy. Be quiet! You're driving me up the wall!
(Definition of drive someone crazy from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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