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rub somebody the wrong wayTo bother, disturb, irritate, or annoy.Rate it:

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rub someone the wrong wayTo bother, disturb, irritate, or annoy.Rate it:

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rub the wrong wayTo annoy someone without intending to.Rate it:

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rub up the wrong wayTo annoy or anger someoneRate it:

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in the wrong place at the wrong timeDescribing actions or activities that the speaker considers inappropriate, misdirected, or unlikely to yield good results.Rate it:

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in the wrong place at the wrong timeAt a location where something bad is about to happen at just the time of its occurrence.Rate it:

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wrong place at the wrong timeNoun form of in the wrong place at the wrong time.Rate it:

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go down the wrong wayTo swallow food or drink so that it goes down the wrong tube in one's throat and makes one cough or for a short period lose one's breath or choke.Rate it:

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rub up againstTo touch something with one's body.Rate it:

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rub outTo kill.Rate it:

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rub outBy rubbing.Rate it:

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doesn't have two nickels to rub togetherReference an individual whom from all evidence and appearances is badly bent and broken relative to personal finances.Rate it:

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rub downto rub, e.g. for cleaning, stripping paint or massageRate it:

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rub elbowsTo associate closely; to socialize, consort, or mingle.Rate it:

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rub inTo apply by rubbing.Rate it:

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rub inTo irritatingly make a point.Rate it:

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rub it inTo add insult to injury; to emphasize one's strengths or another's weaknesses in a manner that degrades another.Rate it:

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rub offTo cause to come off by rubbingRate it:

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rub offTo clean by rubbing.Rate it:

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rub offto be transferred with little or no effortRate it:

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rub off onTo adapt to a way of behaving after constant exposure to it.Rate it:

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rub outdelete, eraseRate it:

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rub salt in someone's woundsTo make a painful situation even worse (even with the best of intentions).Rate it:

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rub salt in the woundTo make an injury feel worse.Rate it:

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rub shouldersTo associate closely; to socialize or mingle.Rate it:

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rub up againstTo touch another person with one's body in a sexually stimulating manner.Rate it:

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rub up againstOf pets. To touch a person's body in a friendly manner, seeking attention.Rate it:

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put a foot wrongTo make a mistake.Rate it:

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to get hold of wrong end of the stickto not understand the situation correctlyRate it:

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bark up the wrong treeTo attempt or pursue the wrong thing; to take the wrong approach; to follow a false lead.Rate it:

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barking up the wrong treeA judgement call and assertion to another that he has miscalculated the reality of a situation.Rate it:

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barking up the wrong tree!Picking the wrong person, the most unlikely person, to do, listen, or accept something.Rate it:

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barking-up the wrong tree:{Coon Hunters Remark:} Coon Dogs Chase Raccoon up Trees. They Bark at the Tree so Hunter Can 'Shoot' Coon out of the Tree:Rate it:

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down the wrong alleyWe're not thinking Alike, We're not on the same page;Rate it:

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get out of bed on the wrong sideTo start the day in a bad mood for no apparent reason.Rate it:

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get up on the wrong side of the bedTo feel irritable; to be in a bad mood; to have a bad day from the start, for no particular reason.Rate it:

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go wrongTo fail or go amiss; to have a bad outcome.Rate it:

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go wrongTo malfunction.Rate it:

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go wrongto become depravedRate it:

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start off on the wrong footTo begin badly; especially, to begin a relationship badly.Rate it:

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wake up on the wrong side of bedTo feel grumpy, irritable; to be easily annoyed.Rate it:

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wrong side of the tracks. May refer to area where the working class, poor or extremely poor live.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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get on somebody's nervesTo annoy or irritate; to bother.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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