Learn English Idioms – Get On My Nerves

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What does Get On Someone’s Nerves mean?

When something gets on your nerves, you find it annoying or bothersome. Here are some example sentences with this English idiom:

  • David’s constant humming at the office really gets on Rachel’s nerves; she finds it hard to concentrate.
  • Susan’s habit of interrupting people during meetings gets on everyone’s nerves, and it disrupts the flow of discussions.
  • The loud music from the neighbor’s house late at night got on Mike’s nerves, and he had to ask them to turn it down.

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