Sacarle de quicio

English translation: ABAJO

04:29 Aug 10, 2000
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
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Spanish term or phrase: Sacarle de quicio
Se podria ayudarme con esta expresion. No puedo precisar el contexto
Clara Martinez
English translation:ABAJO
Explanation:
Si. Oye esta expresion idiomatica se traduce;


To drive someone to distraction

o sea

To drive someone wild.

Vale? Espero que esta traduccion esta bien.
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abrir (X)
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Gracias. Me gustan las dos opciones.
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Summary of answers provided
na"to drive him out of his mind"
agus1
nato drive someone nuts.
Daphne Corral (X)
naTo make someone's mad
Oduvaldo Jardim (X)
naTo drive crazy or make angry
Tyler Reeves
naexasperate
Jesús Paredes
naABAJO
abrir (X)


  

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4 mins
ABAJO


Explanation:
Si. Oye esta expresion idiomatica se traduce;


To drive someone to distraction

o sea

To drive someone wild.

Vale? Espero que esta traduccion esta bien.

abrir (X)
PRO pts in pair: 28
Grading comment
Gracias. Me gustan las dos opciones.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
Dyran Altenburg (X)

Heathcliff

agus1
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7 mins
exasperate


Explanation:
It literally means to "unhinge" but it is used meaning "to drive somebody crazy" or "to exasperate somebody".

Jesús Paredes
Local time: 16:13
PRO pts in pair: 151

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agus1
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10 mins
To drive crazy or make angry


Explanation:
Oxford: quicio m doorjamb; sacar de
quicio ‹ persona › to drive …
crazy (colloq); ‹ asunto/tema ›
(Esp) to blow … up out of all
proportion; me saca de quicio
con sus bromitas he really gets
on my nerves o he drives me
crazy with his stupid little jokes
(colloq)

Tyler Reeves
PRO pts in pair: 12

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Dyran Altenburg (X)

agus1
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11 mins
To make someone's mad


Explanation:
Exemple: "you're making 'him' mad...

Oduvaldo Jardim (X)

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Heathcliff

agus1
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23 mins
"to drive him out of his mind"


Explanation:
Creo que es lo que más se le acerca. Sacar de quicio no es volver loco a alguien ni enojarle. Lo del quicio tiene que ver con desencajar algo de su bisagra, con lo que mi propuesta, creo, es más adequada.

agus1
Spain
Local time: 22:13

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1 hr
to drive someone nuts.


Explanation:
That´s the correct translation

Daphne Corral (X)
Local time: 17:13
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 42

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