give (someone) fits

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give (someone) fits

To cause someone to become upset, angry, or extremely annoyed. It gives me fits when I see cyclists weaving in and out of traffic like that!
See also: fit, give
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References in classic literature ?
yes, give him fits --that's the very word -- pitch fits into 'em.