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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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Miss Catherine Spedding, prosecuting, said a security officer had ordered Brown off the racecourse when he caught her fighting with a man while she was having a break from her job as a bar supervisor.
Yardy hit 63 off 76 balls, including nine fours, and Prior 86 off 80, including five fours and four sixes, but both were caught in the deep by Stephen Moore and Karl Brown off Mahmood''s bowling as Lancashire clinched two of the three bowling points on offer.
Recorder David Hall agreed to let Brown off a curfew punishment because it would interfere with his 21st birthday celebrations.
Just before the interval, Riordan almost caught Brown off his line with an audacious lob.
LEWIS STEVENSON admits Hibs will miss Scott Brown off the field as much as they needed him on it.
He sent Brown off for throwing the ball towards their player but he ducked and let the ball go over his head.
Greg Lamb was the only Hampshire batsman to pass 30 before he was caught by Jason Brown off Carl Greenidge.
With Torres' steering cross moving so quickly, all Ruiz could do was redirect it with his chest, which he did beautifully to catch Brown off guard.
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.
He reached 50 from only 48 balls and was badly dropped at the wicket by Keith Brown off Phil Tufnell with 21 still needed to save the follow-on.
Yet with the tie delicately poised, it was the Londoners who broke through again as Chapman caught Brown off her line and sent the ball looping over her head to make it 2-0 on 74 minutes.
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.
Rangers took the lead after three minutes when Charlie Adam spotted Brown off his line and fired a free-kick home.