give (one) the shits

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give (one) the shits

1. rude slang To cause one to become angry or irritated. The traffic around here is really giving me the shits—it takes me twice as long to get anywhere these days!
2. vulgar slang To cause one to experience a period of frequent (and often loose) bowel movements. Eating at that taco place always gives me the shits, so I think I'll pass.
See also: give, shit