ruffle someone's feathers
Annoy or offend someone, as in Calling him a tightwad really ruffled his feathers. This term alludes to the stiffened, upright feathers of an angry bird. [Mid-1800s]
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And yes, someone has already called Spencer a “Small Fry,” har har.Freaking Out About Age Gaps in Gay Relationships Is Homophobic|Samantha Allen|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
For someone with anorexia, self-starvation makes them feel better.
“Someone is determined to keep Bill Cosby off TV,” she continued.
Binge eating and purging does the same for someone with bulimia.
But if you have a hearing and you prove that someone is mature enough, well then that state interest evaporates.
Ollie saw someone standing before it, bending slightly forward in the pose of expectation.The Bondboy|George W. (George Washington) Ogden
Ajoutez cecy, s'il vous plaist, la grande difficult qu'il y a de tirer d'eux les mots mesmes qu'ils ont.
The old dowager's voice toned down, and she pulled her black feathers straight upon her head.Elster's Folly|Mrs. Henry Wood
Admiration for brilliant colours, for moving things, such as feathers, is common to the two.Children's Ways|James Sully
Neantmoins le vieil Membertou, pere du malade, conceut asss l'affaire, et me promit qu'on s'arresteroit tout ce que j'en dirois.