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annoy

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishannoyan‧noy /əˈnɔɪ/ ●●○ S3 verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 ANNOYto make someone feel slightly angry and unhappy about something syn irritate 🔊 What annoyed him most was that he had received no apology. 🔊 She annoyed him with her stupid questions.it annoys somebody when/how/that 🔊 It really annoys me when I see people dropping litter.RegisterIn everyday English, people also often use the phrase get on someone's nerves:She got on his nerves with her stupid questions.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
annoyQuite enough to annoy anybody, Nicandra thought.Gina was annoyed by his jogging, though, that was one comfort.The only reason she went out with Charles was to annoy her parents.But even to be asked annoyed her.His voice had a slight tremor, and that annoyed him, but they didn't seem to notice.It annoys me that Kim never returns the books she borrows.Are you doing that just to annoy me?Brian talks to me like a child, which really annoys me.Jane's constant chatter was beginning to annoy me.The neighbor's kid walks across our lawn just to annoy us.I find it annoying when people eat smelly foods on public transport.
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Verb table
annoy
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyannoy
he, she, itannoys
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyannoyed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave annoyed
he, she, ithas annoyed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad annoyed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill annoy
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have annoyed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam annoying
he, she, itis annoying
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you, we, theyare annoying
Past
I, he, she, itwas annoying
you, we, theywere annoying
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been annoying
he, she, ithas been annoying
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been annoying
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be annoying
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been annoying
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