grind one's gears

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grind somebody's gears (third-person singular simple present grinds somebody's gears, present participle grinding somebody's gears, simple past and past participle ground somebody's gears)

  1. (idiomatic) To annoy or irritate.
    It really grinds my gears when inconsiderate people litter.