pain in the neck : Idioms in English

pain in the neck

A nuisance
Meghan hated tax season because filling out all those forms was such a pain in the neck.

pain in the neck Meaning(s)

  • (n) a bothersome annoying person
  • (n) something or someone that causes trouble; a source of unhappiness

pain in the neck in News

  • Engineer's innovative laptop stand gets Kickstarter boost

    James Olander turned a literal pain in the neck into a budding electronics accessories business. About two years ago, the Denver engineer suffered from severe back and neck cramps, among other aches, after marathon work sessions on his laptop.
    on June 10, 2013 Source: San Jose Mercury News

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