What does pain in the neck mean?


Idiom Meaning:

something very annoying or frustrating


Examples of this Idiom in Movies & TV Shows:


Dishonored Lady (1947)

Time of Scene: ~00:05:40

Freddie: I always drink, particularly when I’m with you.

Madeleine Damien: Am I that hard to take sober?

Freddie: You’re a voluptuous pain in the neck.


Superman II (1981)

Time of Scene: ~01:53:50

Lex Luthor: He switched it, did it to them! That’s whey the lights were on out here… while he was safe in there!

Lois Lane: You know something? You’re a real pain in the neck!

Superman: Are you all right? I knew you’d double-cross me, Luthor. A lying weasel like you couldn’t resist the chance.

Lex Luthor: Me? Are you kidding? Hey, I was with you all the time! That was beautiful! Did you see the way they fell into our trap? Ha ha!

Superman: Too late, Luthor! Too late.


The Book Thief (2013)

Time of Scene: ~01:28:10

Max Vandenburg: So, how is Rudy?

Liesel Meminger: I don’t know. Rudy is a pain in the neck.

Max Vandenburg: The only thing worse than a boy you hate, is a boy you like. Right?



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