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a chip on one's shoulder

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Definition of a chip on one's shoulder words

  • phrase a chip on one's shoulder If you say that someone has a chip on their shoulder, you think that they feel inferior or that they believe they have been treated unfairly. 3

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Parts of speech for A chip on one's shoulder

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

a chip on one's shoulder popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 87% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

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