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make (sb's) hackles rise

(also raise (sb's) hackles) to ​annoy someone: The president's ​speech has ​raised hackles among ​members of the ​opposingparty.
(Definition of make (sb's) hackles rise from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “make (sb's) hackles rise”
in Chinese (Simplified) 激怒(某人)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 激怒(某人)…
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