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Get out on the wrong side of bed


Grouchy. In a bad mood. Foul mood. The meaning comes from being angry or miserable  as soon as they wake up from sleeping. (Compare to Burr in his saddle.)

“Don’t ask the boss for a raise today, he’s  gotten out on the wrong side of the bed.”

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