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Thursday, September 22, 2016

To drive someone up the wall

Context #1

Bob: I really hate it when people throw their dirty cigarette butts on the ground. 
Joe: I know! It drives me up the wall too.

Context #2

Sarah: My boyfriend is always late. If he says he'll pick me up at 2, that means 2:30 or even later sometimes. 
Becky: That would drive me up the wall!

Meaning: To drive someone up the wall is an expression used to express that someone feels really frustrated, annoyed or even angry.


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