of all the nerve

idiom

informal
used to express shock, disapproval, anger, etc.
"He actually called you a fool!" "Of all the nerve!"

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“Of all the nerve.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/of%20all%20the%20nerve. Accessed 8 Feb. 2023.

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