get someone’s dander up and get someone’s back up; get someone’s hackles up; get someone’s Irish up; put someone’s back up

get someone’s dander up and get someone’s back up; get someone’s hackles up; get someone’s Irish up; put someone’s back up Fig. to make someone get angry. (Fixed order.)
- E.g. Now, don’t get your dander up. Calm down.
- E.g. I insulted him and really got his hackles up.
- E.g. Bob had his Irish up all day yesterday. I don’t know what was wrong.
- E.g. Now, now, don’t get your back up. I didn’t mean any harm.