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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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.
Lord Hardie lost his patience with Catherine Haney, 40, after she failed to appear in court to answer a contempt charge.
Judge Peter McDermott lost his patience with Nocklas Frasure, 23, when he appeared before him on probation violation charges.
"He has been presenting the Eurovision on the BBC since 1973, but punters believe that Terry has finally lost his patience with the Eurovision.
People Sportcan reveal that the Newcastle boss has finally lost his patience with under-achieving imports and is now ready to adopt a strict Buy British approach.
Ozzy Osbourne recalled the time when he lost his patience with the midget Black Sabbath hired for a tour.
Coventry Crown Court heard Vincent McDevitt formerly from Bray, Co Wicklow, lost his patience with the six-week-old infant.
He is training with the youngsters at United and has been frozen out since Ferguson lost his patience with him.