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Idiom of the Week – Week 33

Each week of 2017 we present an English idiom.

“a pain in the neck”: something or someone that is frustrating or difficult to deal with; Nervensäge, ein Krampf sein, ein Dorn im Auge sein

Example 1:  Dealing with travel expenses following a business trip is always a pain in the neck.

Example 2:  Generally he’s a nice guy, but he can be a pain in the neck if you don’t do things exactly as he thinks they should be done.

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