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Stuck in one’s craw


Irritated by. Grudge. Lingering distaste from someone’s words, performance or actions. ‘Craw’ is a bird’s throat, so to have something stuck in the throat is an irritating feeling, so the phrase presents a bad feeling one has about someone or something. (Compare to GetĀ  your lather up, Hot under the co9llar or Rub the wrong way.)

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