round (or US around) the bend

round (or US around) the bend
round (or US around) the bend
informal
mad.
bend

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  • drive someone around the bend — tv. to rive someone crazy. (See also (a)round the bend.) □ This tax stuff is about to drive me around the bend. □ Gert tried to drive us all around the bend …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • round the bend —    mentally unbalanced    Going out of sight. Less often as around the bend or round the twist:     Keitel also is going round the bend, Jodl observed. (C. Forbes, 1983)     But I was around the bend. I was sort of like Lady Macbeth obsessed by… …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • round the bend — adjective informal or slang terms for mentally irregular it used to drive my husband balmy • Syn: ↑balmy, ↑barmy, ↑bats, ↑batty, ↑bonkers, ↑buggy, ↑cracked, ↑crackers, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Round the Bend — was a British children s television series, which ran for three seasons on Children s ITV, beginning in 1988. It was cancelled, supposedly following complaints from Mary Whitehouse s National Viewers and Listeners Association about the coarseness …   Wikipedia

  • (a)round the bend — 1. mod. crazy; beyond sanity. □ I think I’m going around the bend. □ She sounds like she’s round the bend already. 2. mod. alcohol or drug intoxicated. □ One more of those, and you’ll e around the bend …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • 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 ONE APE, BANANAS, ETC …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • 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 ONE APE, BANANAS, ETC …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • 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

  • bend — bend1 verb (past and past participle bent) 1》 shape or force (something straight) into a curve or angle.     ↘(of a road, river, or path) deviate from a straight line. 2》 (of a person) incline the body downwards; stoop. 3》 interpret or modify (a… …   English new terms dictionary

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