round the bend

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Adj.1.round the bend - informal or slang terms for mentally irregularround the bend - informal or slang terms for mentally irregular; "it used to drive my husband balmy"
insane - afflicted with or characteristic of mental derangement; "was declared insane"; "insane laughter"
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In another moment a huge wave, like a muddy tidal bore but almost scaldingly hot, came sweeping round the bend upstream.
I splashed through the tu- multuous water, pushing aside a man in black to do so, until I could see round the bend.
But before she had quite reached it another vehicle shot out from a clump of trees on the summit, came round the bend of the road there, passed the luggage-cart, and halted beside Tess, who looked up as if in great surprise.
Laurie had vanished round the bend, Jo was just at the turn, and Amy, far behind, striking out toward the the smoother ice in the middle of the river.
Owing to the peculiar form of the shore on the Kentucky side, the land bending far out into the water, the ice had been lodged and detained in great quantities, and the narrow channel which swept round the bend was full of ice, piled one cake over another, thus forming a temporary barrier to the descending ice, which lodged, and formed a great, undulating raft, filling up the whole river, and extending almost to the Kentucky shore.
We were pulling down stream, and, as we came round the bend, we noticed a couple of men on the bank.
The two men watched the steamer round the bend, then, ascending arm in arm the slope of the bank, returned to the station.
Their van was not visible to anyone coming the other way until they were coming round the bend so it was extremely dangerous.
She toughens me up without driving me round the bend.
She toughens me up without driving me round the bend with kale juice and the more depressing style of sprout" Actress Emma Thompson praises her personal trainer Louise Parker for helping to keep her figure trim "Love, politics and football drive you mad - and lift you up" David Blunkett, Labour's former home secretary "I have had no work done mainly because I am too scared.
as you round the bend keep the steel and mouse-skinned rabbit
I am fed up with this 'ere election, It's driving me right round the bend, I don't know if I'm coming or going, Or how it is going to end.