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get a rise out of

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  • v. To obtain a reaction from someone, especially one of annoyance.

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Examples

  • So while they made increasingly crude remarks, in their desperate pseudo-friendly determination to get a rise out of him, Bob went glumly to his work station and settled back into the routine of things.

    Drowned Hopes

  • It was the Joe Game and they played it all the time to get a rise out of Citrone.

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  • “T’only time I kin get a rise out of ya is when ya defend her—”

    Heaven

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