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1to get narky (with sb) — calentarse (con algn) Latin America informal
- I'm narky because I know that at some point on the journey I'm going to drop the box or the box is going to break and my lovely candles will be ruined.
- Sure, Lewis is a bit narky during the interview, but I come away feeling quite sorry for her.
- Aside from the brevity of the story, what intrigued us was how narky it was.
- I'm quite vocal on the pitch, and sometimes I can get a little bit narky with people, but it's all forgotten when the game's finished.
- 1pm: We are still on board the aircraft and this time people are getting very narky.
- Why they're getting so narky about it is beyond us.
- While we're on the subject of bathroom issues that I'm narky about, isn't it convention that shampoo bottles are made in a darker colour than their corresponding conditioner bottles?
- Sorry about the narky tone in the last couple of postings.
- Already I find it enormously liberating - I don't even feel narky or irritable.
- Okay, Ganesh, this is probably gonna sound narky.
- Gretel was getting noticeably more narky at him, and later at the audience who was booing loudly when she crossed to the house to tell them what happened.
- In the narky world of poetry this is tantamount to a declaration of war.
- Okay, I'm being narky but it is too easy for us all to get carried away by the moment.
- Last Sunday there were some narky, petty exchanges and some fisticuffs but there were hardly any thunderous collisions.
- Whenever questioned about the possibility of quitting, the narky response is always to quote his standing amongst the world's top 10.
- But some, especially one of the floor managers, got all narky and pernickety about the tiniest stuff.
- I'm still narky as all hell now and I have a headache in the frontal lobes.
- It's all so predictable and narky I'll keep going with your emails, which get better every day.
- I might get narky with my girlfriend and pick a pointless argument with her because I'm cross and want to vent.
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