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get on (one's) wick

To irritate or annoy one. Primarily heard in UK. The kids are really getting on my wick today with their constant fighting. I'm not trying to get on mom's wick, but every little thing seems to bother her today.
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get on someone's wick

BRITISH, INFORMAL, RUDE, OLD-FASHIONED
If someone or something gets on your wick, they annoy you. After three or four songs that voice really gets on my wick. Note: `Wick' comes from `Hampton Wick', cockney rhyming slang for `prick'. `Prick' is a slang term for penis, which many people find offensive.
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