get out of (one's) hair

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get out of (one's) hair

1. To no longer be pestering or annoying one; to not be one's responsibility or burden any longer. The kids got out of my hair for a few hours so that I could go and get a relaxing massage by myself. Once these auditors from the IRS get out of our hair, we can get back to business as usual.
2. To cause someone else to stop pestering or annoying one. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is used between "get" and "out." Can you please get the kids out of my hair for a few hours so I can go and get a relaxing massage by myself?
See also: get, hair, of, out
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get someone out of one's hair

Fig. Inf. to cause someone to stop annoying oneself. What do I have to do to get this guy out of my hair.
See also: get, hair, of, out

get out of someone's hair

Fig. Inf. to stop annoying someone. Will you get out of my hair! You area real pain!
See also: get, hair, of, out
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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