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drive (sb) crazy

This page is about the collocation drive (sb) crazy

collocation pattern: verb + adjective

Meaning

to make somebody feel very annoyed or upset

For example

  • Working with those idiots is driving me crazy!

  • They're building a house next door and the noise is driving us all crazy.

Note:
Similar collocations include "drive (sb) mad", "drive (sb) insane" and "drive (sb) to distraction"

Quick Quiz

My kids were having fun, but they were driving me crazy so I

a. told them to be a bit quieter

b. told them to find a new home

c. told them to call an ambulance

Contributor: Matt Errey