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There is no rest for the weary.

Prov. Even people who are worn-out must continue to work. (Describes a situation in which a tired person has to do more work.) By the time I finished doing the laundry, it was so late I had to begin cooking supper for the family. There is no rest for the weary.
See also: rest, weary

weary of someone or something

to become tired of or bored with someone or something. I am beginning to weary of you. Isn't it time you were going? We soon wearied of chicken twice a week.
See also: of, weary

weary someone with something

to tire or bore someone with something. He wearied her with his constant requests. Please don't weary me with your complaints.
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weary of

v.
To lose patience with or interest in something or someone: I soon wearied of their constant bickering.
See also: of, weary
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Please include me [he wrote in connection with being asked to serve on yet another award committee] among those who are weariest of delivering oracles.
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It's true the Magpies were playing in Eindhoven only the day before Arsenal tackled Liverpool, but that extra day's recovery is vital and boffins have proved that a 48-hour gap between games leaves footballers at their weariest.