a pain (in the neck)




someone or something that is very annoying:

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Thesaurus: synonyms, antonyms, and examples
  • annoyanceThe café was cash only, which was a minor annoyance as I only had my credit card with me.
  • nuisanceIt’s a nuisance to have to drive to the nearest shop.
  • inconvenienceThank you for holding – we apologize for the inconvenience.
  • irritationThe CEO’s poor communication skills became a source of irritation to the company’s investors.
  • irritantThe noise of the building work is a constant irritant.
  • boreIt’s such a bore to have to pack everything up again.

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(Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus からの a pain (in the neck) の定義 © Cambridge University Press)

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a pain (in the neck) idiom