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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sick and tired

Disgusted, completely weary of. This expression, also put as sick or tired to death, suggests one is fed up to the point of illness or death. J. Hector St. John de Crevecoeur used it in Sketches of 18th-Century America (1783): “I am quite sick and tired of these pretended conscientious non-fighting mortals.”
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I AM sick and tired of people criticising Polish workers for taking jobs off English workers.
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This happens time and time again in front of customers and I am sick and tired of it.
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I AM sick and tired of many traders in Newcastle who are selling alcohol to children under the age of 18.
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The President admitted he was "sick and tired" of the brazen rebel assaults that left many soldiers and cops dead so the government decided to purchase new weapons.
Sick and tired of the long queues for henna applications, especially on chand raat, Mahjabeen Fatima, Raima Naz, Hina Ahmed and Anam Zakir of Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology had made a superficial henna hand decoration.
"I thought it was disgusting, absolutely disgusting," she told Australia's Sky News, criticising the "20 minutes" sequence featuring a man playing a didgeridoo."I've got nothing against the Aboriginal people but I'm sick and tired of being made to feel as if I'm a second-class citizen in my own country.
"All my life I've been sick and tired. Now I'm sick and tired of being sick and tired," said Hamer.
He said: "I got to the point where I was sick and tired of being sick and tired.
Only if you are sick and tired of being sick and tired.
They got to the point where they were sick and tired of working hard and having nothing to show for it.