make somebody's life a misery

make (one's) life a misery

To subject one to malicious or mean-spirited treatment; to cause a lot of problems, pressure, or stress for one. Tom has been making my life a misery ever since he found out I'd snitched on him to the boss about taking office supplies. There's a group of bullies who love making our lives a misery.
See also: life, make, misery

make somebody’s life a ˈmisery

make somebody’s life very unpleasant or difficult: Ever since he joined the company he’s made my life a misery.Her arthritis makes her life a misery; she’s in constant pain.
See also: life, make, misery