get on my case


get on my case
Бранное выражение: доябываться (I already gave up but that jerk wouldn't stop getting on my case.)

Универсальный англо-русский словарь. . 2011.

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  • get off my case — get off my ˈcase idiom (informal) used to tell sb to stop criticizing you Main entry: ↑caseidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • get off my case — stop criticizing me, check up on    I told the manager to get off my case to stop criticizing me …   English idioms

  • get\ off\ one's\ case — • get off one s case • get off one s back • get off one s tail v. phr. To stop bothering and constantly checking up on someone; quit hounding one. Get off my case! he cried angrily. You re worse than the cops. Contrast: on one s case …   Словарь американских идиом

  • get off someone's case — get off (someone s) case informal get on (someone s) case to criticize someone in an annoying way for something that they have done. I told him very straightforwardly that the problem had already been dealt with and he was to get off my case. (=… …   New idioms dictionary

  • get off case — get off (someone s) case informal get on (someone s) case to criticize someone in an annoying way for something that they have done. I told him very straightforwardly that the problem had already been dealt with and he was to get off my case. (=… …   New idioms dictionary

  • get off someone's case — get off someone’s case usually in imperative spoken phrase to stop criticizing someone Will you get off my case? I’m working as fast as I can. Thesaurus: to stop criticizingsynonym Main entry: case …   Useful english dictionary

  • case — case1 caseless, adj. caselessly, adv. /kays/, n. 1. an instance of the occurrence, existence, etc., of something: Sailing in such a storm was a case of poor judgment. 2. the actual state of things: That is not the case. 3. a question or problem… …   Universalium

  • case — case1 W1S1 [keıs] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(example)¦ 2¦(situation)¦ 3 (just) in case 4 in any case 5 in that case 6¦(reason/argument)¦ 7¦(law/crime)¦ 8¦(box/container)¦ 9 it s a case of something 10¦(disease)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • case — 1 /keIs/ noun 1 EXAMPLE (C) an example of a particular situation, problem etc: In some cases, it is necessary to operate. (+ of): an extreme case of anorexia | case in point (=a clear example of a situation, problem etc that you are discussing or …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • get on someone’s case — in. to start harassing someone about a personal problem; to annoy someone. (Compare this with get off someone’s case.) □ I’ll get on Tom’s case about being late so much. □ I’m sorry, I won’t get on your case anymore …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • get off someone’s back — AND get off someone’s case in. to stop annoying someone. (Compare this with get on someone’s case.) □ I wish you’d get off my back. □ Get off my case! You aren’t my mother …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

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