put one's back up

put one's back up
 Irritate or antagonise one.

A concise dictionary of English slang (2nd edition) . . 2015.

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  • put one's back into — To put great effort into • • • Main Entry: ↑back * * * approach (a task) with vigor …   Useful english dictionary

  • put one's back into — ► put one s back into approach (a task) with vigour. Main Entry: ↑back …   English terms dictionary

  • To put one's back up — Back Back (b[a^]k), n. [AS. b[ae]c, bac; akin to Icel., Sw., & LG. bak, Dan. bag; cf. OHG. bahho ham, Skr. bhaj to turn, OSlav. b[=e]g[u^] flight. Cf. {Bacon}.] 1. In human beings, the hinder part of the body, extending from the neck to the end… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • put one's back to it — {v. phr.} To make a real effort; to try. * /You can finish the job by noon if you put your back to it./ * /I m sure you can make the football team if you put your back to it./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • put one's back to it — {v. phr.} To make a real effort; to try. * /You can finish the job by noon if you put your back to it./ * /I m sure you can make the football team if you put your back to it./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • put\ one's\ back\ to\ it — v. phr. To make a real effort; to try. You can finish the job by noon if you put your back to it. I m sure you can make the football team if you put your back to it …   Словарь американских идиом

  • put one's back into — verb To make a strenuous effort to do something. When he puts his back into the work, he gets quite a lot done …   Wiktionary

  • put one's back into — approach (a task) with vigour. → back …   English new terms dictionary

  • put the clocks back — (or forward) adjust clocks or watches backward (or forward) to take account of official changes in time * * * put the clocks forward/back idiom (BrE) (NAmE set/move the clocks ahead/back) to change the time shown by clocks, usually by one hour,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Put the Sun Back — Infobox Single Name = Put the Sun Back Artist = The Coral from Album = Roots Echoes Released = February 11, 2008 Format = CD, 2x7 vinyl Recorded = 2006 2007 Genre = Rock Length = Label = Deltasonic Last single = Jacqueline (2007) This single =… …   Wikipedia

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