Sunday, 28 March 2010

ruffle someone's feathers

(gen.) IDIOM -- to irritate or annoy someone.

Example: "I didn't want to ruffle your feathers, but you should know better than that!"
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Dictionary: ruffle
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C'mon, spit it out!