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get somebody's goatTo annoy, infuriate, bother, or incense.Rate it:

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get someone's goatTo annoy, infuriate, bother, or incense.Rate it:

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get on somebody's nervesTo annoy or irritate; to bother.Rate it:

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get on somebody's caseTo lecture, berate, or complain to somebody, especially to find fault or criticize.Rate it:

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mop the floor with somebodyTo trounce or defeat thoroughly or in a humiliating manner.Rate it:

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apple of somebody's eyeA favourite, a particular preference, or a loved one; the object of somebody's affections.Rate it:

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keep somebody postedTo inform or to keep somebody up to date.Rate it:

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darken somebody's doorstepTo enter somebody else's home uninvited.Rate it:

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beat somebody to the punchTo do something before somebody else is able to.Rate it:

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behind somebody's backWithout somebody's knowledge; secretly.Rate it:

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bend somebody's earSorry to bend your ear with the whole story, but I think you ought to know.Rate it:

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bend somebody's earTo bore; to talk too long.Rate it:

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chew somebody outTo berate; to shout at someone.Rate it:

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come to somebody's aidTo assist and rescue someone.Rate it:

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cut somebody some slackTo be patient or lenient with somebody; to relax standards or expectations.Rate it:

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doing somebody else's laundryShe married someone else.Rate it:

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drop somebody a lineTo write, call or visit somebody.Rate it:

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eat out of somebody's handTo behave in a docile, submissive way towards somebody.Rate it:

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egg somebody onTo tease, provoke or encourage.Rate it:

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fill somebody's shoesTo do somebody's job; to perform or assume somebody's role.Rate it:

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give somebody a handTo help, aid, or assist.Rate it:

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give somebody a hard timeTo tease, kid, or rib.Rate it:

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give somebody a piece of one's mindTo express one's opinion strongly; to voice one's disagreement or dissatisfaction.Rate it:

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give somebody an earfulTo shout very loudly at someone.Rate it:

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give somebody pauseTo give somebody cause for concern.Rate it:

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give somebody the brush-offTo rebuff, snub or curtly reject someone.Rate it:

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give somebody the cold shoulderTo snub, resist or reject somebody; to regard somebody distantly.Rate it:

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give somebody the creepsTo give someone a feeling of uneasiness or mild fright.Rate it:

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give somebody the heave-hoTo fire, expel or break up with someone.Rate it:

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give somebody the runaroundEspecially by providing useless information or directions .Rate it:

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give somebody the slipTo evade, escape, or get away from somebody.Rate it:

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give somebody what-forTo admonish or berate; to speak angrily at somebody.Rate it:

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hand it to somebodyTo give somebody credit or praise.Rate it:

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hate somebody's gutsTo despise; to hate intensely or passionately.Rate it:

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haul somebody over the coalsTo express anger with someone in no uncertain terms when they do something wrong.Rate it:

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hold somebody's handTo grasp or hold a person's hand.Rate it:

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hold somebody's handTo guide somebody through the basics or assist with excessively small details.Rate it:

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hot on somebody's heelsClose behind; pursuing or following closely.Rate it:

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if you love somebody, set them freeOne should be willing to let go of someone they love if they truly love them.Rate it:

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keep somebody in stitchesTo keep somebody laughing hard or amused.Rate it:

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knock somebody's socks offTo impress greatly; amaze; stun.Rate it:

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leave somebody high and dryTo abandon somebody; to stop providing assistance at a crucial moment.Rate it:

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leave somebody holding the bagTo abandon somebody, leaving the responsibility or blame.Rate it:

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leave somebody in the lurchTo abandon somebody; especially, to abandon somebody and leave him or her in a difficult situation.Rate it:

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let somebody downTo fail somebody; to disappoint or to fail to uphold a commitment.Rate it:

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let somebody in onTo disclose; to tell somebody a secret or share privileged information.Rate it:

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pick somebody's brainTo seek information from someone knowledgeable; to ask questions of someone.Rate it:

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pull somebody's legTo tease someone; to lead someone on; to goad someone into overreacting. It usually implies teasing or goading by jokingly lying.Rate it:

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put hair on somebody's chestTo make a person stronger or more masculine.Rate it:

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put one past somebodyTo deceive, trick, or fool, especially by concealing something.Rate it:

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