piss on (someone's) bonfire

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piss on (someone's) bonfire

rude slang To really upset, irritate, or disappoint someone. Primarily heard in US. Sorry to piss on your bonfire, but you won't get any credits for the class unless you attend every single lecture. A: "Watch out, the boss is on a foul mood today." B: "Wow, I wonder who pissed on his bonfire?"
See also: on, piss
References in classic literature ?
Here and there, a mildewed jessamine or honeysuckle hung raggedly from some ornamental support, which had been pushed to one side by being used as a horse-post.
Except on the crown, which was raggedly bald, he had stiff, black hair, standing jaggedly all over it, and growing down hill almost to his broad, blunt nose.
Sometimes I heard the foxes as they ranged over the snow-crust, in moonlight nights, in search of a partridge or other game, barking raggedly and demoniacally like forest dogs, as if laboring with some anxiety, or seeking expression, struggling for light and to be dogs outright and run freely in the streets; for if we take the ages into our account, may there not be a civilization going on among brutes as well as men?
And he was off again, a decrepit vagabond, with his hands in his pockets, his elbows squared, and frayed coat-tails swinging raggedly from side to side.