get on someone case


get on someone case
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Универсальный англо-русский словарь. . 2011.

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  • 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 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

  • get on someone's case — get on (someone s) case informal to criticize someone in an annoying way for something that they have done. I just don t want him getting on my case for being late for work …   New idioms dictionary

  • get after someone — get after (someone) to criticize what someone does. I get after my mother about what she eats because I really love her. Related vocabulary: on your back, on someone s case …   New idioms dictionary

  • get off someone’s back — [v] leave alone back off, get off someone’s case, let someone breathe, stop annoying, stop nagging; concepts 30,83 …   New thesaurus

  • 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

  • get off someone's back or case — idi+inf get off someone s back or case, Slang. to cease to nag or criticize someone …   From formal English to slang

  • get off someone's case — cvb idi sts get off someone s case, Slang. to stop nagging or criticizing someone …   From formal English to slang

  • get off someone's case — [usually in imperative] spoken to stop criticizing someone Will you get off my case? I m working as fast as I can …   English dictionary

  • get on someone's case — vb American to harass, badger or interfere. A phrase used with indignation or resentment, typically by an underdog to or of an authority figure. The notion on which the expression is based is that of a judge or law enforcer examining one s case.… …   Contemporary slang

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