pet hate

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pet hate

A source of annoyance for one; a pet peeve. Ugh, my pet hate is people who chew with their mouths open.
See also: hate, pet

pet hate

Fig. something that is disliked intensely and is a constant or repeated annoyance. My pet hate is being put on hold on the telephone. Another pet hate of mine is having to stand in line.
See also: hate, pet

your, his, etc. pet ˈhate

(British English) (American English your, his, etc. pet ˈpeeve) something that you particularly dislike: She didn’t mind people smoking, but her pet hate was people blowing smoke in her face.
See also: hate, pet
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My pet hate was made more concrete while listening to the general chit chat in the playground at my niece's primary school.
THEREwas a good example of my pet hate at Lingfield on Wednesday.
Cigarette butts out of car windows are my pet hate.
I am pleased to say that my pet hate of middle lane hoggers came in at 20%.
MY pet hate is folk dropping litter, cigarette ends and pet fouling, also motorists who consistently break the law by parking on double yellow lines, grass verges and pavements, etc.
Also good to hear my pet hate Davina McCall has been verbally abused by listeners for her loud, vulgar, gushy, self-promoting OTT prattle as stand-in for Radio 2's Ken Bruce - in other words, being herself.
MY pet hate is people who answer their mobiles in the middle of a conversation.
My pet hate is mums in Range Rovers, whatever their hair colour.
MY pet hate is radio phone-in shows who give callers the time of day who never go to games to see their club.
MY pet hate is checkout assistants who ask you for money, usually with your arms folded, as you're struggling to pack your bags - aren't they allowed to help you?
MY pet hate is impatient, uncaring motorists who fail to appreciate that due to my age, I can't move quickly across crossings.
MY PET hate is when I'm doing a car-boot sale and bargain hunters don't even wait for me to unload my car before they start rooting around in the boxes.
"That's one of my pet hates. I think a manager is there to protect his players, support his players publicly, say what you like in dressing rooms and privately.
"That's one of my pet hates. I think a manager is there to protect, support his players publicly, say what you like in dressing rooms and privately.
One of my pet hates in the garden is raking leaves - it may be a good workout but give me a leaf blower any day.