Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts
get on someone's nerves
get on nervesget on someone's nerves
1) annoy or upset someone
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you're getting on my nerves
To get on someone's nerves means to irritate or annoy them. This is a casual idiom more suited to social contexts than professional conversation. A person can get on your nerves or a situation or thing can 'get on your nerves'. "John talks so loudly when he's on the phone, he really gets on my nerves." "This printer never works when I need it to, it's getting on my nerves."
Social Examples (Basic)
Stop complaining, you're getting on my nerves!
The barman asked the woman to leave the premisesas she was getting on his nerves.
Professional Examples (Basic)
Can we get rid of this software? It really gets on my nerves. It never does what I need it to do.
Tony in the office always breathes really loudly. I can't sit near him because itgets on my nerves.
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