If something gets on your nerves means that something annoys, bothers or irritates you.
Sometimes, people say and do things that can really annoy you.
We all know someone that annoys us. You know, that person who is always talking and will never be quiet.
Things like noises can also annoy us and after a while they can become a little frustrating. Barking dogs, crying babies, people honking their horns.
- Did he get on your nerves? He certainly got on mine.
- Those kids are starting to get on my nerves. Where are their parents?
This is a very common English expression and will be useful if you are trying to become more fluent in English.
Listen to the audio to hear the expression in context.
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