able to take just so much

able to take just so much

Incapable of enduring much physical or mental distress. Quit teasing your little brother, he's able to take just so much.
See also: able, just, much, take

able to take just so much

 and able to take only so much
able to endure only a limited amount of discomfort or unpleasantness. (Able to can be replaced with can.) Please stop hurting my feelings. I'm able to take just so much.
See also: able, just, much, take