under one's skin
phrasal so deeply penetrative as to irritate, stimulate, provoke thought, or otherwise excite

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • under one's skin — See: GET UNDER ONE S SKIN …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • under one's skin — See: GET UNDER ONE S SKIN …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • under\ one's\ skin — See: get under one s skin …   Словарь американских идиом

  • under one's skin — phrasal : beneath one s surface powers of resistance to emotional or intellectual excitation : so deeply penetrative as to irritate, stimulate, provoke thought, or otherwise excite that last had got under his skin a little … he lost his good… …   Useful english dictionary

  • under one's skin — underneath the external appearance, below what is apparent …   English contemporary dictionary

  • get under one's skin — idi sts get under one s skin a) to irritate; bother b) to affect deeply; impress …   From formal English to slang

  • get under one's skin — {v. phr.} To bother; upset. * /The students get under Mary s skin by talking about her freckles./ * /Children who talk too much in class get under the teacher s skin./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get under one's skin — {v. phr.} To bother; upset. * /The students get under Mary s skin by talking about her freckles./ * /Children who talk too much in class get under the teacher s skin./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get\ under\ one's\ skin — v. phr. To bother; upset. The students get under Mary s skin by talking about her freckles. Children who talk too much in class get under the teacher s skin …   Словарь американских идиом

  • get under one's skin — bother someone, upset someone She always gets under my skin although I don t really know why I don t like her …   Idioms and examples

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