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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Davis Cup tennis captain Lloyd lost his patience with the supporters and Hateley last week and threatened to close the club.
In the first episode, Stath needs to impress his dad Vasos (Christos Stergioglou) following an incident where he lost his patience and pushed a customer.
Woods lost his patience as the former Chelsea academy keeper held the ball out of his reach before the bad-tempered duo slapped each other round the face to earn themselves red cards.
The angry MPA started shouting as he lost his patience and temper asking the Chair to listen his point of order as the MPA boycott the session and the opposition members also show their sympathies and boycott the session as well.
Show host Kyle lost his patience with the self-confessed MDMA addict during his last appearance in June and warned him not to return to the show.
A DISSATISFIED customer who lost his patience was filmed calmly trashing a mobile phone shop then waiting for police to come and arrest him.
When Dalglish lost his patience he'd confront the squad and say 'you know who you are, you aren't doing well enough, and we won't put up with it'.
Judge Fahmi Munier Fahmi eventually lost his patience and ordered new charges against the woman for not respecting his courtroom.
Lord Hardie lost his patience with Catherine Haney, 40, after she failed to appear in court to answer a contempt charge.
After some time he lost his patience and drove fast and went to the Manama side lane whereas I carried on to Seef side.
"He has been presenting the Eurovision on the BBC since 1973, but punters believe that Terry has finally lost his patience with the Eurovision.
Vogts' relationship with the German media was strained and stormy, but now it is Rudi Voller who has lost his patience following criticism after Saturday's scoreless draw inIceland.
He told the reporter of the National Iraqi News Agency / NINA / "The Iraqi citizen lost his patience of the service and economic situation and the difficult living standards experienced by Iraq, and al-Abadi should go to a government of technocrats free from interference of parties and proceed with the reforms because the parliament and political blocs had previously mandated him."
Before she got back he had lost his patience, his temper and his self-control.
The night before, Colombian President Andres Pastrana had lost his patience and broken off peace talks with the most powerful rebel group, the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia.