sick and tired


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sick and tired of (something)

Exceedingly wearied by, bored of, or exasperated with something. I'm sick and tired of doing my boss's errands. If something doesn't change soon, I'm going to quit! I was all gung-ho about this graduate program when I first began, but I must admit that I've grown sick and tired of these boring lectures.
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sick and tired

Also, sick or tired to death . Thoroughly weary or bored, as in I'm sick and tired of these begging phone calls, or She was sick to death of that endless recorded music. These hyperbolic expressions of exasperation imply one is weary to the point of illness or death. The first dates from the late 1700s, the first variant from the late 1800s, and the second variant from the first half of the 1700s.
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sick and tired

annoyed about or bored with something and unwilling to put up with it any longer. informal
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sick and tired

Thoroughly weary, discouraged, or bored.
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I AM sick and tired of these conceited self-centred anti-smoking freaks who want to ban smoking in the whole of Newcastle and at the same time pay a director of anti-smoking a pounds 60,000 salary.
There are an awful lot of sick and tired people out there, Cliff, if you have room and an ever-increasing number of them are sick and tired of Tony Blair's fertile imagination.
I have fought more damn battles here for more things than any President has in twenty years," Clinton said, "with the possible exception of Reagan's first budget, and not gotten one damn bit of credit from the knee-jerk liberal press, and I am sick and tired of it, and you can put that in your damn article.
People, even adults, are sick and tired of doing a search on an innocent term and getting back 14 pages of porn links," said Milburn.
I AM sick and tired of people who do not live in the area referring to Springfield Park as a squalid piece of open land covered in dog muck.
I am sick and tired of American Hollywood brainwashing.
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They come to us out of being tired of being sick and tired,'' said Marshall McNott, president of the Los Angeles Mission, which serves more than 37,000 hot meals monthly.
I AM sick and tired of the stupid, cosseted idiotic anti-Iraq and anti-Tony Blair people.
Watson that an awful lot of us are sick and tired of coming into town and seeing our main shopping street blocked by the unsightly row of tatty stalls.
It's an expression of local government being sick and tired of the state using our resources to balance their budget,'' Janssen said.
PEOPLE are sick and tired of the inability of the police and the politicians to deal with crime and disorder.
People are sick and tired of having their neighborhoods disrupted,'' Weste said.