in one's hair
phrasal persistently and annoyingly in one's presence <
can't work with you in my hair all day
>

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • in one's hair — {adj. phr.}, {informal} Bothering you again and again; always annoying. * /Johnny got in Father s hair when he was trying to read the paper by running and shouting./ * /The grown ups sent the children out to play so that the children wouldn t be… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in one's hair — {adj. phr.}, {informal} Bothering you again and again; always annoying. * /Johnny got in Father s hair when he was trying to read the paper by running and shouting./ * /The grown ups sent the children out to play so that the children wouldn t be… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get in one's hair — See: IN ONE S HAIR …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • have in one's hair — See: IN ONE S HAIR …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get in one's hair — See: IN ONE S HAIR …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • have in one's hair — See: IN ONE S HAIR …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • out of one's hair — {adj. phr.}, {informal} Rid of as a nuisance; relieved of as an annoyance. * /Harry got the boys out of his hair so he could study./ Compare: OUT OF ONE S WAY. Contrast: IN ONE S HAIR …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • out of one's hair — {adj. phr.}, {informal} Rid of as a nuisance; relieved of as an annoyance. * /Harry got the boys out of his hair so he could study./ Compare: OUT OF ONE S WAY. Contrast: IN ONE S HAIR …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • out of one's hair — phrasal out of one s way ; not in one s hair < keep the children out of his hair for a while > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • heart in one's mouth — or[heart in one s boots] A feeling of great fear or nervousness. Often considered trite. * /Charles got up to make his first speech with his heart in his mouth./ * /My heart was in my mouth as I went into the haunted house./ * /When the bear came …   Dictionary of American idioms

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