get on nerves
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get on (one's) nerves
To irritate, grate on, or exasperate someone. Nothing personal, but your voice is really getting on my nerves. Tom's been really defiant ever since he started daycare, and it's starting to get on my nerves.
get on (someone's) nerves
To irritate or exasperate.