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

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
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Queen Elizabeth II lost her patience with Princess Diana after her controversial interview.
"The Queen finally lost her patience. This public mud-slinging wasn't just harming the monarchy, it was damaging for the young princes."
At a fiery meeting in September she lost her patience and shouted at residents.
In March 1991, Mary Ellen Beaver lost her patience. For weeks she had been trying to visit the 2,000 sugarcane cutters at the Okeelanta Sugar Company, near South Bay, Florida, but the company insisted that she couldn't set foot on its property.
Sandra, 30, lost her patience in October when she was attacked by two youths, one wielding a baseball bat.