give attitude

give sb (one's) attitude — показывать характер, вставать в позу, качать права; выражать, высказывать недовольство.

attitude (confident, sometimes aggressive behaviour that shows you do not care about other people’s opinions and that you want to do things in an individual way; а negative, irritating, or irritated attitude; posturing)

Example 1: Are you giving me attitude?

Example 2: Don't give me your attitude.

Example 3: You’d better get rid of that attitude and shape up, young man. (OALD)

assume / strike an attitude {BrE}
cop an attitude (with sb) {AmE}
(to behave in a way that is not nice, especially by showing that you think you are better or more intelligent than other people; to show that you feel you are better or more important than someone else, especially by behaving rudely)

Example : Now, buddy, don't catch an attitude with me. / Look, chum, don't cop an attitude with me. — Знаешь, парень, не надо тут передо мной выделываться / не надо тут права качать.

......If your kid has suddenly started talking back, rolling her eyes and copping an attitude, as annoying and difficult as it is to deal with, disrespectful behavior is actually a normal part of adolescence.

......First of all, it's perfectly normal for your preteen to test boundaries once in a while, and one of the ways they do that is to cop an attitude with mom or dad. Your child may talk back, become moody or disrespect you. These behaviors do not by themselves mean that anything is wrong with your tween. Just the opposite. ...
...When your child cops an attitude by walking away when you're speaking to him, ignoring you, or yelling at you, you're first reaction may be anger.

(Managing Your Tween's Attitude Problem)

Related vocabulary:
[качать права]

attitude (a style of dressing, behaving etc that shows you have the confidence to do unusual and exciting things without caring what other people think) => with attitude — с претензией

Example : a coat with attitude

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