round the twist

round the twist :

bend someone's ear

talk to someone, especially with great eagerness or in order to ask a favour – informal

bend your elbow

drink alcohol – North American

bend over backwards = bend over backwards to do something

make every effort, especially to be fair or helpful - informal

round the bend = round the twist

crazy, mad – informal

1998 - Spectator - She combines a fondness for holidays in Switzerland with an amiable husband... who saves her from going completely round the bend.

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