stick in your craw

To have a stick in your craw means to be in a situation or when someones behavior is annoying or irritating you a lot. This is most commonly because the way someone is acting in regards to a certain situation is wrong or immoral. The phrase originates from the fact that it would be very irritating to have a stick in your craw if you had one. This person doing the annoying thing is the stick in your craw.