stick in one's craw

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stick in (one's) craw

To rankle or irritate someone. It really sticks in my craw that he would lie and take all the credit for my idea!
See also: craw, stick

stick in one's craw

Also, stick in one's throat.
1. Be unable to say something, as in I meant to apologize but the words stuck in my craw. [Early 1600s]
2. Be so offensive that one can't tolerate it, as in That obscene art exhibit stuck in my throat. [Late 1600s]
See also: craw, stick