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phrasal verb [transitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theytick off
he/she/itticks off
present participleticking off
past tenseticked off
past participleticked off
  1. 2
    American informal to annoy someone
  2. 3
    British informal to speak angrily to someone who has done something wrong
    He ticked me off for parking in front of his house.
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