Idiom of the Week: Drive Someone Up the Wall

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Meaning: To irritate or annoy someone a lot.

Examples:

Could you please stop that? You’re driving me up the wall!

I love my kids but sometimes they drive me up the wall.

He’s so annoying! The way he talks about himself all the time drives me up the wall!

 

Pop Quiz:

What might drive someone up the wall?

A.  Noisy neighbors

B.  Someone talking loudly on their cell phone right next to someone else

C.  Mosquitoes

The correct answers are A, B, and C. They’re all correct because they’re all things that might irritate or annoy someone.

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