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"get off sb's case" in British English

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get off sb's case

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