Jun 10

uehonmachi_june10“Don’t mind him. He’s got a chip on his shoulder since he didn’t make the baseball team.”





We say someone has a chip on his shoulder if he is holding a grudge or have a resentful attitude, because he thinks something was unfair. The “chip” refers to a woodchip, probably a piece of leftover wood that shipwrights were allowed to take home with them.

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