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tick (one) off

To make someone particularly annoyed, angry, or frustrated. It really ticks me off the way people drive in the bus lane, when they clearly aren't supposed to! Nothing ticked my mom off more than having guests come into the house with dirty shoes.
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ticked (off)

mod. angry. Kelly was so ticked!
See also: off, tick
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PRISON officers who wore a St George's Cross tie-pin were ticked off by the jails watchdog today.
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Clemens, 43, a six-time Cy Young Award winner who might be capping his great career in this event, appeared to be as ticked off as a man pitching with a 10-run lead could be.
OUR son, a paperboy, has just been ticked off for posting a paper through a letter-box so that it fell open and became a muddle on the floor.