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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The Pakistani media is capable of encountering India's media when we lose our patience.
We should not lose our patience. We should be consistent in our support to the cause of Kashmir," he said and appreciated the support extended by the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) for an early settlement of the disputed region.
So we lose our patience and take it out on the nearest driver.