stick in craw


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Related to stick in craw: take it on the chin, cut some slack, catch you later, run an errand

stick in your craw

to be unacceptable and therefore annoying to you She went to prison even though she was innocent - that case has stuck in my craw ever since.
Etymology: like something you cannot swallow, based on the literal meaning of craw ( the throat of a bird)
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stick in your craw

 
1. (old-fashioned) if a situation or someone's behaviour sticks in your craw, it annoys you, usually because you think it is wrong I do lots of jobs in the house but my brother says I'm lazy, and that really sticks in my craw.
2. (Australian) if someone sticks in your craw, they annoy you She sticks in my craw every time I have to deal with her.
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stick in (one's) craw

To cause one to feel abiding discontent and resentment.
See also: craw, stick