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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Gilmartin has played the last 11 games for the Saddlers after manager Chris Hutchings lost patience with one error too many by senior goalkeeeper Clayton Ince, in the 1-0 home defeat to Yeovil on February 23.
Having played a peripheral part during the club's promotion campaign, Thornton was made available for sale last month after Mick McCarthy lost patience with one of the most-talented members of his playing staff.
The star, right, said: "I lost patience with one of the songs and threw the demo straight in the bin with a load of pizza boxes.
"At a time when this football club is playing its two most important games for 35 years this is totally unacceptable, not only for the management team of Newcastle United and its players but also its supporters," said a manager who has lost patience with one of the club's most-temperamental talents.