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bust someone's chops

Definition of bust someone's chops in English:

North American informal Nag or criticize someone.
Example sentences
  • Look, I know I've been really hard on you in the past, and I've busted your chops for a lot of things that really weren't your fault.
  • ‘You used to be the one busting my chops,’ Steve told Maria.
  • I know I bust your chops a lot, but you're a real good kid.
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