lose (one's) patience (with someone)

(redirected from lost their patience with)

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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But on Tuesday the courts finally lost their patience with Doherty and sent him to prison.
But when he started rambling a lot of people lost their patience with him.
TREVOR FRANCIS is set to be fired by Birmingham after the board finally lost their patience with the ex-England forward.