drive\ one\ mad


drive\ one\ mad
• drive one ape
• drive one bananas
• drive one crazy
• drive one mad
v. phr. informal
To irritate, frustrate, or tickle someone's fancy so badly that they think they are going insane.

"Stop teasing me, Mary," John said. "You are driving me nuts."

"You are driving me bananas with all your crazy riddles," Steve said.


Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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  • drive one mad — cause one to go insane, cause one to be crazy, unsettle someone, exasperate somebody …   English contemporary dictionary

  • drive\ one\ ape — • drive one ape • drive one bananas • drive one crazy • drive one mad v. phr. informal To irritate, frustrate, or tickle someone s fancy so badly that they think they are going insane. Stop teasing me, Mary, John said. You are driving me nuts.… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • drive\ one\ bananas — • drive one ape • drive one bananas • drive one crazy • drive one mad v. phr. informal To irritate, frustrate, or tickle someone s fancy so badly that they think they are going insane. Stop teasing me, Mary, John said. You are driving me nuts.… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • drive\ one\ crazy — • drive one ape • drive one bananas • drive one crazy • drive one mad v. phr. informal To irritate, frustrate, or tickle someone s fancy so badly that they think they are going insane. Stop teasing me, Mary, John said. You are driving me nuts.… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • drive one ape — [bananas],[crazy],[mad] or[nuts] {v. phr.}, {informal} To irritate, frustrate, or tickle someone s fancy so badly that they think they are going insane. * / Stop teasing me, Mary, John said. You are driving me nuts. / * / You are driving me… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • drive one ape — [bananas],[crazy],[mad] or[nuts] {v. phr.}, {informal} To irritate, frustrate, or tickle someone s fancy so badly that they think they are going insane. * / Stop teasing me, Mary, John said. You are driving me nuts. / * / You are driving me… …   Dictionary of American idioms

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  • mad — adjective madder, maddest 1 ANGRY (not before noun) informal especially AmE angry: You make me so mad! | Stay clear of Tucker he s mad as hell and looking for a fight. | mad at sb AmE: Don t get mad at me, I m just telling you what Ray said. |… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Mad Lion — 220px Datos generales Nombre real Oswald Priest[[Archivo:]] Nacimiento Londres, UK Origen Londres …   Wikipedia Español