Synonyms of rattle someone's cage in English:

rattle someone's cage

See definition of rattle someone's cage (or chain)


1‘if that corporate caveat really rattled your cage, there's more bad news’

anger, annoy, antagonize, provoke, vex, irritate, offend
aggravate, rile, needle, get someone's back up, make someone's hackles rise, rub up the wrong way, ruffle someone's feathers, get up someone's nose, get in someone's hair, get someone's dander up, get under someone's skin
British nark, get on someone's wick

pacify, placate