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brown someone off

Sl. to make someone angry. (See also browned (off).) You really brown me off!
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brown off

v. Chiefly British Slang
To anger or irritate someone: The nasty way that store clerk treated us really browned me off. By the time the traffic jam cleared up, we were pretty browned off.
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He sent Brown off for throwing the ball towards their player but he ducked and let the ball go over his head.
Greg Lamb was the only Hampshire batsman to pass 30 before he was caught by Jason Brown off Carl Greenidge.
With Torres' steering cross moving so quickly, all Ruiz could do was redirect it with his chest, which he did beautifully to catch Brown off guard.
After Derek Wingate bundled Andy Brown off the ball inside the box referee Brian Cassidy pointed to the spot and Flannery blasted home past former teammate John Hillcoat.
He reached 50 from only 48 balls and was badly dropped at the wicket by Keith Brown off Phil Tufnell with 21 still needed to save the follow-on.
Yet with the tie delicately poised, it was the Londoners who broke through again as Chapman caught Brown off her line and sent the ball looping over her head to make it 2-0 on 74 minutes.
Just before the interval, Riordan almost caught Brown off his line with an audacious lob.
Heat the beef dripping and brown off the beef in small batches.
Thunder are without a quartet of unavailable players, including regulars Liam Garside and Craig Fisher, but give a seasonal debut to Kiwi forward Clint Brown off the bench.
Harty then saw Michael Brown off his line and tried to chip the ball into the net but the keeper scrambled back to turn the ball over the bar.
Having Brown off the board would improve chances that voters will pass the district's $103.
Cheeky Scotland star Don Hutchison has tried to get Brown off the hook by shifting the blame to team- mate Brian O'Neil.
The left-hander found allies in stand-in captain Jimmy Adams - who struck 39 before being well caught at cover by Dougie Brown off Graeme Welch - and Riccardo Powell, a last-minute inclusion in the 15-man party when Carl Hooper announced his retirement.
Opener Toby Peirce, who top-scored in the first innings with a gritty 64, took 25 minutes to add to his total, during which he had a life when dropped at first slip by Brown off Graeme Welch.