lose (one's) patience (with someone)

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lose (one's) patience (with someone)

To become or start becoming annoyed, exasperated, or angered (by someone), especially to the point of snapping at them verbally. I'm sorry for losing my patience with you earlier—I didn't get much sleep last night. I know he's being infuriating, but try not to lose your patience.
See also: lose, patience
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

lose patience (with someone or something)

to stop being patient with someone or something; to become impatient with someone or something. Please try to be more cooperative. I'm losing patience with you.
See also: lose, patience
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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"If people are consistently late, then there comes a point where I lose my patience. For that reason, he's been sent back, no other reason at all."
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I'm really starting to lose my patience now but I don't want to seem like I'm being jealous and childish.
I feel bad about myself when I lose my patience, quickly followed by losing my temper.
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