have a chip on one’s shoulder

(idiom) when one has a very bad attitude because one feels wronged

Example Sentences:

A: What’s wrong with our teacher? Why is she so mad?
B: She has a chip on her shoulder because all of her students were late today.

I have a chip on my shoulder because my neighbours kept me awake all night with a loud party!

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