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."

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


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

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