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in (one's) hair

Irritating one, especially by impeding or interfering with one's activity or productivity. The kids are totally getting in my hair today, so I need you to take them out of the house for a little bit. The new intern has been in my hair all day, so I don't know how I'm going to get my report finished before the deadline.
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*in someone's hair

1. Lit. tangled in someone's hair. (*Typically: be ~; get [into] ~.) My bubble gum got in my hair and I had to cut it out.
2. Fig. annoying someone. (*Typically: be ~; get [into] ~.) You can watch what lam doing, but don't get in my hair. I wish you wouldn't get in my hair when I'm trying to do something.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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