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have a bellyful (of something)

1. To have as much (food) as one wants or is able to eat. A: "Would you like seconds?" B: "No, thank you, I've had a bellyful."
2. To have more (of something) than one can or is willing to tolerate or endure. You're looking for trouble, huh? Well mister, you're about to have a bellyful! I've had a bellyful of my parents' criticism over my college applications.
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have a bellyful

Inf. to have as much as one can stand. I've had a bellyful of your whining. Be quiet!
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have had a bellyful of something

  (informal)
if you have had a bellyful of an unpleasant situation or someone's bad behaviour, you have had much too much of it and it has made you angry He's probably had a bellyful of your moaning.
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bellyful

n. more than enough; more than one needs. I’ve had a bellyful of your excuses.
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A heavy and pertinent storyline then, backed by a dynamic cast and with the promise of bellyfuls of laughter too.