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get one's goat

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1 to make angry
  • His contrarian demeanor really gets my goat.

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2 to disturb the peace of mind of (someone) especially by repeated disagreeable acts
  • It really gets my goat when people invade my personal space.

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“Get one's goat.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/get%20one%27s%20goat. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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