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tick sb off

phrasal verb with tick uk   us   /tɪk/ verb

tick sb off (SPEAK SEVERELY)

UK informal to ​speakseverely to and ​criticize someone who has done something ​wrong: I had to ​tick him off for being late again.

tick sb off (ANNOY)

US informal to ​annoy someone: It really ​ticks me off when she doesn't ​keep her ​promises.
(Definition of tick sb off from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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