Idiom of the Week: Bug Someone

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Meaning: To bother, irritate, or annoy someone.

Examples:

Stop bugging me! I’m trying to do my homework!

She kept bugging the girl next to her, so the teacher made her sit at a table by herself.

Do you know what really bugs me? When people use their cell phones during a movie.

Pop Quiz:

What’s the best response if someone says to you, “You’re really bugging me”?

A.  Thank you very much.

B.  I live in Brooklyn.

C.  I’m sorry. I’ll stop it.

To see the correct answer, click on “Continue reading”:

The correct answer is C. If someone says you’re bugging them, that means you’re doing something annoying. So just stop it, please!

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