be driven to distraction

be driven to distraction быть доведенным до безумия

Англо-русский словарь. — М.: Советская энциклопедия. . 1969.

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  • Driven to Distraction (ADHD) — Driven to Distraction is a book by Edward Hallowell and John Ratey which investigates the nature of Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD). Driven To Distraction: Recognizing and Coping with Attention Deficit Disorder from Childhood Through Adulthood …   Wikipedia

  • Driven to Distraction — may refer to: Driven to Distraction (ADHD), a 1994 book on Attention Deficit Disorder by Edward Hallowell and John Ratey Driven to Distraction (2009), a collection of car reviews published by Jeremy Clarkson This disambiguation page lists… …   Wikipedia

  • Driven to Distraction (2009) — This article is about the collection of car reviews by Jeremy Clarkson. For the 1994 book about Attention Deficit Disorder, see Driven to Distraction (ADHD). For other uses, see Driven to Distraction (disambiguation). Driven to Distraction   …   Wikipedia

  • distraction — mid 15c., the drawing away of the mind, from L. distractionem (nom. distractio) a pulling apart, separating, noun of action from pp. stem of distrahere (see DISTRACT (Cf. distract)). Meaning mental disturbance (in driven to distraction, etc.) is… …   Etymology dictionary

  • distraction — noun Date: 15th century 1. the act of distracting or the state of being distracted; especially mental confusion < driven to distraction > 2. something that distracts; especially amusement < a harmless distraction > • …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • distraction — dis|trac|tion [ dı strækʃən ] noun * 1. ) count or uncount something that gets your attention and prevents you from concentrating on something else: We have work to do and it is essential that there are no distractions. 2. ) count FORMAL an… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • distraction — noun 1) a distraction from the real issues Syn: diversion, interruption, disturbance, interference, hindrance 2) frivolous distractions Syn: amusement, entertainment, diversion, recreation, leisure pursuit, divertis …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • Delivered from Distraction — Delivered from Distraction: Getting the Most out of Life with Attention Deficit Disorder is a 2005 book by psychiatrists Edward (Ned) Hallowell and John Ratey about ADD/ADHD. Delivered from Distraction is a follow up to the book 1994 Driven to… …   Wikipedia

  • drive someone to distraction — phrase to annoy someone so much that they become angry or upset She was driven to distraction by his constant whistling. Thesaurus: to make someone angry or annoyedsynonym Main entry: distraction * * * annoy someone intensely he was driven to dis …   Useful english dictionary

  • List of events on Distraction (game show) — This article describes rounds, events, individual distractions, and prize rounds featured on the comedy game show Distraction . Upfront gameBuzzers*Cactus Buzzers Contestants must answer questions by pressing a small hand buzzer surrounded by… …   Wikipedia

  • drive someone to distraction — to annoy someone so much that they become angry or upset She was driven to distraction by his constant whistling …   English dictionary

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