One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘she got in my hair until I couldn't bear it another day’
annoy, irritate, gall, irk, pique, needle, nettle, bother, vex, provoke, displease, offend, affront, upset, anger, exasperate, disgruntle, ruffle, put someone's back up, get on someone's nerves, make someone's hackles rise, raise someone's hackles
peeve, aggravate, miff, get, get to, bug, nark, wind up, get under someone's skin, get up someone's nose, hack off, get someone's goat, ruffle someone's feathers, get on someone's wick, give someone the hump, rub up the wrong way, get across someone
North American tick off, rankle, ride, gravel
vulgar slang piss off
British vulgar slang get on someone's tits
rare exacerbate, hump, rasp
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