lose patience (with one)

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lose patience (with one)

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 patience with you earlier—I didn't get much sleep last night. I know he's being infuriating, but try not to lose patience with him.
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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.
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The time it takes to reach someone is the most common reason customers lose patience with a customer service team (36%) followed by having to wait to get their query resolved (30%).
JURGEN KLOPP has hailed Naby Keita's best performance for Liverpool - and won't lose patience with the PS53million midfielder.
Seagulls boss Challinor warned after the game: "I am starting to lose patience with one or two of them.
KEITH WRIGHT has urged Hibs supporters not to lose patience with John Collins as the long-term future of the club is in good hands.
IN this final episode, the sisters lose patience with their troublesome charges and confront them over their self-centred behaviour.
Blues boss Jose Mourinho appeared to lose patience with the Spanish left-back as the champions struggled to overcome lowly Pompey.
Montgomery' "why can't you just let the stories be?" He speaks, perhaps, for every reader of the book who will at one point or another lose patience with the multi-faceted quest and its Quixote.
He said, 'Customers can lose patience with organisations and be gone in 180 seconds, often without that organisation even knowing there's a problem.
Vialli, who once again taught a few of his managerial rivals the art of accepting decisions with grace (not Wise's red card, but that of Desailly), must surely lose patience with his cap'n before too long.
Hay is beginning to lose patience with the son of the Argentine football legend of the same name and wants the youngster to give the club a quick response.
The current strikers are not performing and try as I might to defend them I find myself really starting to lose patience with their lack lustre performances.