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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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dip (one's) wick

vulgar slang Of a male, to have sexual intercourse. In the phrase, "wick" is used as a slang term for a penis.
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get on someone's wick

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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dip your wick

(of a man) have sexual intercourse. vulgar slang
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get on someone's wick

annoy someone. British informal
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get on somebody’s ˈwick

(British English, informal) annoy somebody: She’s always talking about herself — she gets on my wick.
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Natalie Hitchins, of Which?, said: "Today's ruling indicates this offer from Wickes should never have been run in the first place." Wickes yesterday declined to comment.
A spokesperson for Wickes said: "As with all of our stores, our Huddersfield store serves a wide catchment area, including customers who live outside of a smoke control legislation zone.
As well as Wickes' own-brand emulsion, the offer applies to Dulux emulsion, which is always a popular choice with decorators, both pros and amateurs, all helpful if you have a big paint job coming up.
If you have gravel drives or paths - try laying Wickes pea shingle, right - you will be in a stronger position, as it'll be noisy and deter a burglar.
Wickes, the 200-store DIY chain, has been hit hardest with same store sales down by two per cent in the last 13 weeks.
"Michael yelled something at the man in the wheelchair, then threw a white plastic chair from the porch at him," Officer Wickes wrote.
In fact, the standard of the paint is so high that in tests, eight out of 10 professionals said they preferred the coverage and finish of Wickes Brilliant White Vinyl Matt emulsion to the market leader.* *Tests conducted with 150 decorators.
Like-for-like sales at Wickes jumped 7.8 per cent in the 13 weeks to the end of September as a major television advertising campaign attracted shoppers to its revamped range.
Through the season, Wickes has been providing half-time entertainment at Birmingham City with Blues fans taking part in the challenge.
The Northampton-based company reported a 0.4% boost in pre-tax profits to pounds 110.4m, despite struggling sales at its Wickes chain, which it acquired in February last year.
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Wickes also operates in Chicago, Dallas, Minneapolis, Pittsburgh and Portland, Ore.
During the early days of the record-setting 1982 bankruptcy of Wickes Cos., a national retail chain where Sitrick was senior vice president, the CEO, Sanford Sigoloff, visited all of his vendors.
The London-based company, IT Network Ltd, plans to launch its service in mid-year, and will start pre-registration of its target readers in the enterprise market in March, according to chief executive officer James Wickes. The comparative price and product information will be free to registered users, the company's revenues coming from manufacturers or resellers who want to give readers the ability to click on a link for further information.
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