get on someone's nerves

get on someone's nerves
IRRITATE, annoy, irk, anger, bother, vex, provoke, displease, exasperate, infuriate, gall, pique, needle, ruffle someone's feathers, try someone's patience; jar on, grate on, rankle; Brit. rub up the wrong way; informal aggravate, get to, bug, miff, peeve, rile, nettle, get up someone's nose, hack off, get someone's goat; Brit. informal nark, get on someone's wick, wind up.
nerve

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get on someone’s nerves phrase
if someone or something gets on your nerves, they make you feel annoyed or nervous

His constant humming is really beginning to get on my nerves.

Thesaurus: to make someone angry or annoyedsynonym
Main entry: nerve

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informal irritate or annoy someone

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get on someone's nerves
: to become extremely annoying to someone

That car alarm is getting on my nerves.

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Main Entry:nerve

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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