sick of

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*sick (and tired) of someone or something

Fig. tired of someone or something, especially something that one must do again and again or someone or something that one must deal with repeatedly. (*Typically: be ~; become ~; get ~; grow ~.) I am sick and tired of cleaning up after you. Mary was sick of being stuck in traffic.
See also: of, sick

sick (and tired) of somebody/something

annoyed by someone or something fed up (with somebody/something) They visited so often that she was sick of them by the end of the summer. I'm sick and tired of hearing the same old excuses!
Usage notes: usually said about something that you have accepted for too long
Related vocabulary: sick to death of something
See also: of, sick