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    pamir Guest

    Default taking their insecurities out on me

    ANGELA :"I am so sick of people taking their insecurities out on me. "

    I am puzzled with this phrase, does it mean people quarrel with me because of their insecurities ?

    Thanks for your reply!

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    Anonymous Guest

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    It means people are not happy about something for some reason and they are directing their negativity at you unjustly and/or wrongly. They are unhappy about their insecurities in this case.

    to take it/something out on someone - to unfairly, wrongly, unjustly direct negative emotions at one person or a group of people. Many times it is anger, though not always.


    ANGELA :"I am so sick of people taking their insecurities out on me. "

    I am so sick of people directing their negative emotions and thoughts at me due to their insecurities. It is not my fault that they are insecure.



    http://dictionary.cambridge.org/defi...ake.out.on*1+0

  3. #3
    pamir Guest

    Default Many thanks for your great help!

    Hi, CitySpeak, I actually first searched Cambridge Dic, but could not
    find this phrase. I really appreciated your help!

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    Anonymous Guest

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    8)

    :)

    We are glad to help.

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