cross (one's) bows

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cross (one's) bows

To annoy or irritate. Boy, you are really crossing my bows today. Why can't you just do what I ask without arguing about it?
See also: bow, cross
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ANYONE who thinks SFA boss David Taylor is gloriously unperturbed about Scotland's walloping in Wales didn't cross his bows in the immediate aftermath.