get on nerves

(redirected from grate on nerves)

get on your nerves

to annoy someone a lot Sometimes watching TV really gets on my nerves because of all the commercials.
See also: get, nerve, on

get/grate on somebody's nerves

to annoy someone, especially by doing something again and again If we spend too much time together, we end up getting on each other's nerves. The telephone hadn't stopped ringing all morning and it was starting to grate on my nerves.
See also: get, nerve, on

get on (someone's) nerves

To irritate or exasperate.
See also: get, nerve, on