get on someone's case

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Definition of get on someone's case

: to nag someone repeatedly She's always getting on his case about cleaning his room.

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get on/onto the subject of

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get on someone's nerves

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“Get on someone's case.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/get%20on%20someone%27s%20case. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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