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English definition of “thorn in your flesh/side”

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thorn in your flesh/side

a person or thing that repeatedly annoys you or causes you pain: A relentless campaigner, he was a thorn in the government's side for a number of years.
Translations of “thorn in your flesh/side”
in Chinese (Traditional) 肉中刺,眼中釘…
in Chinese (Simplified) 肉中刺,眼中钉…
(Definition of thorn in your flesh/side from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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