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Be my thesaurus.

Postby paul_b » Sun 11.05.2006 7:49 am

No, seriously, this thread is to collect alternative words and phrases for things you don't find in real thesauruses (thesauri ?).

First phrase "Bugged me", not as in 'hidden recording device' or 'insect' the 気になった type of "bugged me".
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RE: Be my thesaurus.

Postby Oyaji » Sun 11.05.2006 8:07 am

"Bug" in the sense of "annoy" could be said:

むっとする
しゃくにさわる

But come to think of it, these would both probably be in a thesaurus, so maybe I don't quite understand what it is you're asking for.
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RE: Be my thesaurus.

Postby paul_b » Sun 11.05.2006 8:30 am

Oyaji wrote:
"Bug" in the sense of "annoy" could be said:

むっとする
しゃくにさわる

But come to think of it, these would both probably be in a thesaurus, so maybe I don't quite understand what it is you're asking for.

Hmm, it looks like I use "bugged me" with a rather wider usage than you do.
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RE: Be my thesaurus.

Postby Infidel » Sun 11.05.2006 10:06 am

うるさかった

たぶん
なるほど。
さっぱりわからん。
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RE: Be my thesaurus.

Postby paul_b » Sun 11.05.2006 10:15 am

You know this was in the Off Topic forum because I was after English phrases. ^ ^:
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RE: Be my thesaurus.

Postby keatonatron » Sun 11.05.2006 10:32 am

いらいらさせる
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RE: Be my thesaurus.

Postby AJBryant » Sun 11.05.2006 10:45 am

[That] bothered me.
[That] annoyed me.
[That] cheesed me off.
[That] pissed me off.
[That] got on my nerves.
[That] got under my skin.

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RE: Be my thesaurus.

Postby Oyaji » Sun 11.05.2006 11:02 am

paul_b wrote:
You know this was in the Off Topic forum because I was after English phrases. ^ ^:

:o

Well that clears it all up.

At least Tony seems to have *got it*. :D
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RE: Be my thesaurus.

Postby paul_b » Sun 11.05.2006 11:49 am

Oyaji wrote:
Well that clears it all up.

At least Tony seems to have *got it*. :D

Meh, I couldn't have phrased it much less clearly if I'd been a civil servant. :D
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RE: Be my thesaurus.

Postby Nibble » Sun 11.05.2006 12:03 pm

Thesaurus.com gives ten pages of results, about a third of which appear to be what you're looking for.
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RE: Be my thesaurus.

Postby Sunken » Sun 11.05.2006 1:39 pm

Don't forget "gets my goat"! That's one of my favourites.
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RE: Be my thesaurus.

Postby two_heads_talking » Mon 11.06.2006 11:23 am

"up my tailpipe"
"chaps my ass"
"takes the cake"
"drives me up the wall"
"yanks my chain"
"boils my blood"
"shivs me off"
"cranks me over"
"torques me off"
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RE: Be my thesaurus.

Postby keatonatron » Mon 11.06.2006 11:25 am

paul_b wrote:
You know this was in the Off Topic forum because I was after English phrases. ^ ^:


Ahh, it was the 気になった that threw me off.
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RE: Be my thesaurus.

Postby Infidel » Mon 11.06.2006 1:18 pm

me too.
なるほど。
さっぱりわからん。
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RE: Be my thesaurus.

Postby Tspoonami » Mon 11.06.2006 11:58 pm

That really...
+ shoots my duck
+ cracks my chill
+ yanks my tanks
+ (verbs) my (noun)

You're...
+ like a mosquito having a good day
+ like a chink in my chain
+ like ants in my pants

You...
+ suck

Hey,...
+ you're like a fricken (noun) at a (noun) party

I need to sleep...
Sometimes I think that I'm afraid of thinking, and that scares me.
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