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The meaning of "wind someone up"

" Wind someone up "
Meaning:
Deliberately draw attention to something with the intention of causing trouble.
Example:
There was no need to point out that the girl who dumped him was in the next room. That was only going to wind him up.
Where did it originate?:
Britain, 20th century.
Where is it used?:
Mostly Britain.
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