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English definition of “get sb's goat”

get sb's goat

(Australian English also get on sb's goat) informal
to annoy someone very much: That sort of attitude really gets my goat.Causing feelings of anger and displeasure
(Definition of get sb's goat from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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