bore (someone) to tears

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bore (someone) to tears

To bore someone to the point of distraction, frustration, or irritation. The professor bored the whole class to tears. This film bores me to tears.
See also: bore, tear

bore somebody to ˈtears

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bore somebody ˈstiff

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bore somebody out of their ˈmind

(informal) (often used in the passive) bore somebody very much: He bored me to tears with stories about his childhood.After listening to the speech for three hours I was bored stiff.
See also: bore, somebody, tear
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Before I could bore her to tears the main courses arrived.
He doesn't even bore her to tears, but a troublesome patient stops her in her tracks.