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get on (one's) quince

To irritate or annoy one. Primarily heard in Australia. Boy, you are really getting on my quince today. Why can't you just do what I ask without arguing about it?
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get on someone's quince

irritate or exasperate someone. Australian informal
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Quinces have a mythical reputation for stirring up trouble.
Quinces are in the market, fragrant, knobbed like breasts.
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