tired of (doing) something


tired of (doing) something
tired of (doing) something phrase
no longer wanting something or wanting to do something because you are bored with it or annoyed by it

We were tired of waiting for him to call.

get/​grow tired of doing something:

She’s getting tired of going into that office every day.

sick and tired of (doing) something (=very bored with):

I’m sick and tired of hearing about politics.

Thesaurus: not feeling excited or enthusiasticsynonym
Main entry: tired

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • be sick and tired of doing something — be sick and tired of (something/doing something) informal, informal to be angry and bored because something unpleasant has been happening for too long. You ve been giving me the same old excuses for months and I m sick and tired of hearing them!… …   New idioms dictionary

  • tired — [ taırd ] adjective *** 1. ) needing to rest or sleep: She was too tired to do any more. My mother looked tired and ill. feel tired: He felt too tired to drive home. get tired: Kids can suddenly get very tired after playing for a time. a ) if a… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • tired */*/*/ — UK [ˈtaɪə(r)d] / US [ˈtaɪrd] adjective 1) a) needing to rest or sleep She was too tired to do any more. My mother looked tired and ill. get tired: Kids can suddenly get very tired after playing for a time. feel tired: He felt too tired to drive… …   English dictionary

  • tired — W2S1 [taıəd US taırd] adj 1.) feeling that you want to sleep or rest so tired (that) ▪ I m so tired I could sleep for a week. too tired to do sth ▪ He was too tired to argue. ▪ He looks tired out (=very tired) . ▪ No, Frank said in a tired voice …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • tired*/*/*/ — [ˈtaɪəd] adj needing to rest or sleep Your mother looked tired.[/ex] Kids can suddenly get very tired after playing for a time.[/ex] • tired of (doing) sth not wanting something, or not wanting to do something, because you are bored or annoyed… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • tired — adjective 1 feeling that you want to sleep or rest: I m so tired I could sleep for a week. | She can t come tonight she says she s too tired. 2 bored with something because it is no longer interesting, or has become annoying: tired of doing sth:… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • be sick and tired of something — be sick and tired of (something/doing something) informal, informal to be angry and bored because something unpleasant has been happening for too long. You ve been giving me the same old excuses for months and I m sick and tired of hearing them!… …   New idioms dictionary

  • be sick and tired of — (something/doing something) informal, informal to be angry and bored because something unpleasant has been happening for too long. You ve been giving me the same old excuses for months and I m sick and tired of hearing them! I ve been treated… …   New idioms dictionary

  • sick and tired — adjective a) bored to the point of weariness The boy was sick and tired of doing his lengthy homework assignment. b) annoyed or frustrated with something or someone, to the point of losing ones temper or patience. She was sick and tired of her… …   Wiktionary

  • slave away (at something) — in. to work very hard (doing something). □ I’m tired of slaving away at this and getting nowhere. D I’m slaving away for $7.00 an hour and have no prospects for the future …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions