drive\ someone\ bananas

• drive someone bananas
• drive someone nuts
• drive someone ape
v. phr. slang informal
To excite someone to the point that he or she goes out of his or her mind; to drive someone crazy.

You're driving me bananas/nuts with that kind of talk!


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

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  • drive someone bananas — or[drive someone nuts] or[drive someone ape] {v. phr.}, {slang} {informal} To excite someone to the point that he or she goes out of his or her mind; to drive someone crazy. * /You re driving me bananas/nuts with that kind of talk!] …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • drive someone bananas — or[drive someone nuts] or[drive someone ape] {v. phr.}, {slang} {informal} To excite someone to the point that he or she goes out of his or her mind; to drive someone crazy. * /You re driving me bananas/nuts with that kind of talk!] …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • 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\ someone\ ape — • drive someone bananas • drive someone nuts • drive someone ape v. phr. slang informal To excite someone to the point that he or she goes out of his or her mind; to drive someone crazy. You re driving me bananas/nuts with that kind of talk! …   Словарь американских идиом

  • drive\ someone\ nuts — • drive someone bananas • drive someone nuts • drive someone ape v. phr. slang informal To excite someone to the point that he or she goes out of his or her mind; to drive someone crazy. You re driving me bananas/nuts with that kind of talk! …   Словарь американских идиом

  • drive\ one\ round\ the\ bend — v. phr. informal To upset someone so much that they think they are going crazy. Slow down, please, Miss Jones cried. You are driving me around the bend! Contrast: drive someone ape, drive someone bananas, etc …   Словарь американских идиом

  • 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\ 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\ 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.… …   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

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