round the twist

round the twist
British informal

You'd think I was round the twist if I told you.

drive someone round the twist (= make someone become crazy):

He's driving me round the twist with all these questions.

go round the twist (= become crazy):

I felt as if I was going round the twist.

English dictionary. 2014.

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