Bust Your Balls




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Bust Your Balls : Phrases



Meaning:

To harass with the intent to break one's spirit.


Example:

When I ask you if you settled that dispute with the IRS, I am not just trying to
bust your balls. I am trying to help.


Origin:

There is a way to castrate a calf, instead of cutting off the testicles you break them. To
bust your balls is to turn them from a bull into a steer. Properly directed harassmentcan have a similar effect on humans.

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