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*sore (at someone)

Fig. angry at someone. (*Typically: be ~; get ~; make someone ~.) When Mary hears what you said about her, she'll get sore for sure. Please don't get sore at me.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

sore

mod. angry. She is one sore old lady. You should give her teeth back.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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23: Tristram speaking: "And therefore lightly call his messenger and he shall be answered, for as yet my wounds be green, and they will be sorer a seven night after than they be now; and therefore he shall have his answer that I will do battle tomorn with him."
Shlesinger, "Ben sorer u-moreh--'v'khi mipnei sheakhal v'shata yatza l'beit din lesakel" [The stubborn and rebellious son--"because (he) ate and drank, he is brought to the court and stoned?"] Morashteinu [Our Heritage] [1999 (5759)]: 139-152).
"I've grown accustomed to a bit of pain but it got a little sorer in England and I thought I needed to do something about it."
There will thus be a major role for a wide range of policy packages--including more walking and cycling; more and better-quality public transport; lower speed limits; integrated land use and transport planning; increased car occupancy (but reduced car use); new ICT (information and communications technology); national road-pricing (based on environmental impacts rather than congestion); long-distance travel substitution; reduced emissions from freight; and 'soRer' factors such as personalised travel planning and car-sharing.
We wake up a lot sorer than we used to and, if psychological surveys and
"It didn't look that much at first, but he was an awful lot sorer than you would expect and he was really down.
Sorer (Eds.) Reading across Cultures (Urbane, Ill.: National Council of Teachers of English, 1997).
Cushioned vinyl has a foam backing that makes it noticeably thicker and sorer than standard vinyl flooring.
Nearly all women who reported residual palpability described the treated area as sorer and less prominent than pretreatment.
Emma Widdis' Visions of a New Land: Sorer Film from the Revolution to the Second World War is one of them, which is an important achievement in itself.
Epicurus was hailed by his followers as a saviour god (soter), which in any case was not at all original during the Hellenistic period when kings especially could be similarly hailed (but we should note that the Seleucid king Demetrios I Sorer was himself a fervent disciple of Epicureanism).
A recent report entitled "APNs: Improved Outcomes at Lower Costs" (Sorer, 2004) highlighted the results of a study showing that older patients hospitalized with heart failure stayed healthier for longer periods following discharge if they received comprehensive transitional care from specially trained APNs.
This is one reason why scientists are excited about the promise in a new experiment called the Sorer Coefficient in Crude Oil (SCCO).
Football will be a sorer place without the straight talking Englishman when he does jack it in.
The pigs are manufactured using urethane foam and elastomer that is inherently sorer than the pipeline material so no damage can ensue.