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being argumentative or contentious with someone. She is always at him about something. I wish you weren't at me all the time over finances.

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Fig. nothing small or unimportant. It's not a lot of money, but it's nothing to sneeze at. Our house isn't a mansion, but it's nothing to sneeze at. A few thousand dollars is nothing to be sneezed at!
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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/behind the wheel
1. Operating the steering mechanism of a vehicle; driving.
2. Directing or controlling; in charge.

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/in one fell swoop
All at once.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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