grind (someone's) gears

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grind (someone's) gears

To greatly or specifically irritate or annoy someone. It really grinds my gears when cyclists go zipping through red lights! John's not a bad guy, but he has a habit of grinding people's gears with his political rants.
See also: gear, grind
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His shtick is well-known by now, and you'll either love his acting style or it'll grind your gears, but here he works perfectly as the imaginative author in too deep, and his eccentric ways provide for the film's most humorous moments.