put someone's back up

put someone's back up
(to anger someone: He put my back up with his boasting.) infuriarsi

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  • put someone's back up — To show or arouse resentment, irritation or anger ● back * * * get/put/someone’s back up british informal phrase to annoy someone Don’t ask him about it any more or you’ll get his back up. Thesaurus: to make someone angry …   Useful english dictionary

  • put someone's back up — get/put (someone s) back up informal to do or say something which annoys someone. She put my back up immediately by interrupting everything I said …   New idioms dictionary

  • put someone's back up — ► get (or put) someone s back up annoy someone. Main Entry: ↑back …   English terms dictionary

  • put someone's back up — verb To annoy someone deliberately. You really put her back up there, John …   Wiktionary

  • get (or put) someone's back up — annoy or anger someone. → back …   English new terms dictionary

  • put or get someone's back up — If you put or get someone s back up, you annoy them …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • put someone back on track — put/get (someone/something) back on track on track if an activity or a situation is on track, it is making progress and is likely to achieve something. Victory in New Hampshire put the President s failing election campaign back on track …   New idioms dictionary

  • put someone on the right track — put (someone) on the right track be on the right track to be doing something in a way that will bring good results. When things went wrong I had a chat with Phil and he put me back on the right track …   New idioms dictionary

  • get someone's back up — (informal) To annoy or irritate someone • • • Main Entry: ↑back * * * get/put/someone’s back up british informal phrase to annoy someone Don’t ask him about it any more or you’ll get his back …   Useful english dictionary

  • get someone's back up — get/put (someone s) back up informal to do or say something which annoys someone. She put my back up immediately by interrupting everything I said …   New idioms dictionary

  • get someone's back up — ► get (or put) someone s back up annoy someone. Main Entry: ↑back …   English terms dictionary

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