get a rise out of

get a rise out of
get a rise out of (someone) to succeed in annoying someone.

Ignore him - he's just trying to get a rise out of you.


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  • get a rise out of — get (or take) a rise out of informal provoke an angry or irritated response from (someone), esp. by teasing * * * get a rise out of informal : to cause (someone) to react in an angry way : to make (someone) angry or upset Ignore her. She s just… …   Useful english dictionary

  • get a rise out of — {v. phr.}, {slang} 1. To have some fun with (a person) by making (him) angry; tease. * /The boys get a rise out of Joe by teasing him about his girl friend./ 2. {vulgar}, {avoidable} To be sexually aroused (said of males) * /Jim always gets a… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get a rise out of — {v. phr.}, {slang} 1. To have some fun with (a person) by making (him) angry; tease. * /The boys get a rise out of Joe by teasing him about his girl friend./ 2. {vulgar}, {avoidable} To be sexually aroused (said of males) * /Jim always gets a… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get\ a\ rise\ out\ of — v. phr. slang 1. To have some fun with (a person) by making (him) angry; tease. The boys get a rise out of Joe by teasing him about his girl friend. 2. vulgar avoidable To be sexually aroused (said of males) Jim always gets a rise out of watching …   Словарь американских идиом

  • get a rise out of — verb To obtain a reaction from someone, especially one of annoyance. Ahmadinejad is no simpleton. . . . His Holocaust denial is a flagrant ploy the easiest way to get a rise out of the Jewish community. Syn: anger, annoy, arouse, provoke …   Wiktionary

  • get a rise out of someone — get/take/a rise out of someone informal phrase to make someone react angrily by saying something that will annoy them Ignore him, he’s just trying to get a rise out of you. Thesaurus: to make someone angry or annoyedsynonym …   Useful english dictionary

  • get a rise out of someone — get a rise out of (someone) to succeed in annoying someone. Ignore him he s just trying to get a rise out of you …   New idioms dictionary

  • get a rise out of somebody — get a rise out of sb idiom to make sb react in an angry way by saying sth that you know will annoy them, especially as a joke Main entry: ↑riseidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • get a rise out of — ► get (or take) a rise out of informal provoke an angry or irritated response from. Main Entry: ↑rise …   English terms dictionary

  • get a rise out of — (of smb) to tease, to have fun with someone by making him or her angry We really got a rise out of the teacher when we left the windows open while it was raining. That sort of person is often a little psychic, and if she senses that she s getting …   Idioms and examples

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