get off somebody's back

get off somebody’s ˈback

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get somebody off your ˈback

(informal) stop annoying somebody, for example by telling them what to do or trying to force them to do something; make somebody stop annoying you in this way: I’ve done all that already, so why don’t you just get off my back?If you let the newspaper take a photo of you, that’ll get them off your back for a while.
See also: back, get, off