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grate

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1 to disturb the peace of mind of (someone) especially by repeated disagreeable acts

  • unintentionally or not, you say rude things that grate people
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get one's goat, get on one's nerves, get to, rub the wrong way, set one's teeth on edge, stick in one's craw, wear on

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2 to pass roughly and noisily over or against a surface

  • the sled grated along the bare pavement
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3 to press or strike against or together so as to make a scraping sound

  • he grated the pieces of metal together
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