Meaning of “put/get sb's back up” in the English Dictionary

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"put/get sb's back up" in British English

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put/get sb's back up

UK informal

to annoy someone:

Just ignore him - he's only trying to put your back up.

(Definition of “put/get sb's back up” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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