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Drive someone up the wall

These idioms or expressions have very similar meanings. To drive someone up the walls is to annoy or irritate them.

  • Stop singing that song. You are driving me up the wall.
  • Her constant nagging is driving me up the wall.
  • All her complaints about her health problems nearly drove me up the wall.
  • My son asks me too many questions that I canít ask. Sometimes he drives me up the wall.
  • Her silly questions always drive me up the wall.

Drive someone bonkers /drive someone nuts / drive someone batty

The same ideas can be expressed using the expressions drive someone nuts / batty / bonkers.

  • Her silly questions always drive me bonkers.
  • All her complaints about her health problems nearly drove me bonkers.
  • My son doesnít keep his room tidy. Sometimes the mess inside drives me nuts.
  • Her silly chatter drives me nuts.
  • The dogs kept howling all night. They drove me batty.

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