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English definition of “get off sb's case”

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get off sb's case

informal
to stop continuously criticizing someone for something they have done: I told him the problem had already been dealt with and he could get off my case.
Translations of “get off sb's case”
in Chinese (Traditional) 停止對某人的持續批評…
in Chinese (Simplified) 停止对某人持续的批评…
(Definition of get off sb's case from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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