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get up someone's nose

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get up someone's nose

verb phrase

To irritate someone; provoke hostility: Put us together and we'd get up each other's noses in a minute (1940s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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