sacar de madretransitive verb phrase
1. (colloquial) (to drive insane)
Ese niño me saca de madre. Es un malcriado.That child drives me crazy. He's so bad-mannered.
b. to drive nuts (colloquial)
No soporto esa música. Me saca de madre.I can't stand that music. It drives me nuts.
c. to drive mad
Mi padre lleva una vida muy rutinaria, y cualquier cambio lo saca de madre.My father leads a very routine life, and any change drives him mad.
2. (colloquial) (to exagerate the importance of)
¿Lo vas a denunciar? Pero si es solo un niño. Yo creo que están sacando las cosas de madre.Are you going to report him to the police? But he's only a child. I think you're blowing things up out of all proportion.
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