put someone's nose out of joint
This page is about the idiom put someone's nose out of jointINFORMAL
If you put someone's nose out of joint, you upset them by not treating them with as much respect or consideration as they think they deserve.
- Brad had his nose put out of joint when he saw that he didn't get top billing on the movie poster. George's name was written above Brad's name.
- Our little boy had his nose put out of joint when we got a bicycle for his sister, so we got him one as well.
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Contributor: Matt Errey