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brown off

slang To cause one to become angry. A noun or pronoun can be used between "brown" and "off." Primarily heard in UK. Her selfish behavior really browns me off!
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brown someone off

Sl. to make someone angry. (See also browned (off).) You really brown me off!
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brown off

v. Chiefly British Slang
To anger or irritate someone: The nasty way that store clerk treated us really browned me off. By the time the traffic jam cleared up, we were pretty browned off.
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brown someone off

tv. to make someone angry. (see also browned (off).) I’m afraid I’m going to brown off everyone but here goes anyway.
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LEWIS STEVENSON admits Hibs will miss Scott Brown off the field as much as they needed him on it.
Rangers took the lead after three minutes when Charlie Adam spotted Brown off his line and fired a free-kick home.
Greg Lamb was the only Hampshire batsman to pass 30 before he was caught by Jason Brown off Carl Greenidge.
After Derek Wingate bundled Andy Brown off the ball inside the box referee Brian Cassidy pointed to the spot and Flannery blasted home past former teammate John Hillcoat.
When I roast vegetables at home, I quickly part-cook the ones that need it then brown off the vegetable in a pan with garlic, fresh thyme and rosemary -the Herbs de Provence dried mix you can buy is very good for this though.
But Horton was then caught at short leg by Michael Brown off Tahir's fifth ball after the resumption for 66.
Harty then saw Michael Brown off his line and tried to chip the ball into the net but the keeper scrambled back to turn the ball over the bar.
Cheeky Scotland star Don Hutchison has tried to get Brown off the hook by shifting the blame on to team-mate Brian O'Neil.
A run of 70 reduced Robertson's deficit, but then the Grand Prix and Welsh Open champion missed the brown off its spot early in the final frame of the session and O'Sullivan took full advantage with a clearance of 100.
The Easter Road boss reiterated that his players aren't for sale after warning Preston boss Craig Brown off striker Derek Riordan earlier this week.
But when Cross stumped Brown off Ashraf and then took a catch next ball off the same bowler, the balance swung in Liverpool's favour.