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Daemon
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don't get me started

An exclamation of weariness or despair regarding a topic that has just been introduced and about which the speaker feels very strongly and (usually) has a negative opinion of. More...

WeaselADAPT
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Or, with an intensifier: "Don't even get me started."

the Weasel
taurine
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No sooner could a hint appear,
But up he started to pickeer,
And make the stoutest yield to mercy,
When he engaged in controversy.
-Hudibras



to pickeer means, to make a flying skirmish.
Adyl Mouhei
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Phrase. don't get someone started. (idiomatic) Used to attempt to avoid or abbreviate a discussion that the speaker or hearer may wish to avoid. "Do you know what the veterinary bill was?" / "Oh, don't get me started."
Emel Rapchan
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Wilmar (USA) 1M
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An exclamation of weariness or despair regarding a topic that has just been introduced and about which the speaker feels very strongly and (usually) has a negative opinion of
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