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give someone the pip

Definition of give someone the pip in English:

informal, dated Make someone angry or depressed.
Example sentences
  • If somebody's giving you the pip - and that possibility's high - view them as yet another interesting deviation from the norm.
  • If this gives you the pip, think before you nip about the wisdom of people in glass houses not throwing stones.
  • Professionals who wrap themselves in national colours following success (usually only when someone throws it in their direction) gives me the pip.
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