English version

be climbing/crawling (up) the walls

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbe climbing/crawling (up) the wallsbe climbing/crawling (up) the wallsinformalANNOY to be feeling extremely anxious, unhappy, or annoyed, especially because you are waiting for something or are in a situation which you cannot get away from The kids soon had him climbing the walls. wall
Examples from the Corpus
be climbing/crawling (up) the wallsRealizes he is moving in her desperately, as if he is climbing the walls of a closed building.
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