raise some hackles


: cause someone or some people to be upset
The court ruling is sure to raise some hackles.

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“Raise some hackles.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/raise%20some%20hackles. Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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