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Rub me the wrong way !!!
Sam I heard you had a meeting with Simon, Rose.
Rose I have talked to a few interested companies and Simon was one of them.
Sam You know that Simon has always rubbed me the wrong way.
Rose That gives me motivation to work for him, Sam. Anyway, I've made up my mind and there's nothing you can say to change it.
Sam Rose, I'm sorry. I was disrespectful and I'm begging you to stay.
Rose I'll work for you again when hell freezes over. Until then, I think we should just call this the end of the road.
Sam Have it your way, Rose.
Rose I'll be in at two o'clock tomorrow to pack up all of my belongings. See you then.
Explanation :
 
Rub me the wrong way  - to annoy me
 
Example : The expression of his ideals and intentions must have rubbed many people the wrong way.
 
 
 

On the verge of

Fill me in on the task

I am through working overtime

The numbers didn't add up

Give me the rundown

Cut-throat competition

See the work through

It is feasible

This item is sought-after

Sells like hot cakes

Look it up

Got it all planned out

I've lucked out

Speak your minds

On top of that

We spread out the news

He's all tied up

Keep an eye on

Stuck in traffic

Pricing and samples

Time is ticking away

We talked on the phone

I need to think it over

She's driving a hard bargain

Long-standing support

Production lead time

In no time

Expedite the payment

Defective goods

Work wonders

Get in contact with

You're making me blush

Keep you updated

Filled him in

I'll see to it

Grab a bite

The bottom line is quality

They are high-tech items

Our lead time is 14 days

Fit in with

Have a word with you

I am flattered by your praise

Well begun is half done

I am just a workaholic

Give me a hand

You reap what you sow

Keep track of

It's my treat

A tight schedule

Have a second thought

I've made up my mind

Fire away

It's no bother at all

With flying colors

 

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