give\ a\ pain

v. phr. slang
To make (you) disgusted; annoy.

Ann's laziness gives her mother a pain.

John's bad manners give his teacher a pain.

Compare: pain in the neck

Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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