sick and tired of (something)

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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) of someone or something

Fig. tired of someone or something, especially something that one must do again and again or someone or something that one must deal with repeatedly. (*Typically: be ~; become ~; get ~; grow ~.) I am sick and tired of cleaning up after you. Mary was sick of being stuck in traffic.
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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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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.
People in 'more affluent' areas are sick and tired of paying higher local taxes and working hard for long hours, to receive a sub-standard level of service from local government, while Labour councils throw money at the idle and benefitdependent to make sure that they continue to vote Labour
London, Aug 9( ANI ): Former England bowler Dominic Cork has slammed batsman Kevin Pietersen for seeking attention, and added that the players in dressing room are sick and tired of hearing news about his antics.
I AM sick and tired of many motorists being totally inconsiderate to others at a Lockwood road junction.
The SNP councillor said: "It's like Beirut and people are sick and tired of it.
I AM sick and tired of hearing people like "Name and Address supplied" blaming the supermarkets for all the trouble caused by drink.
As a Vietnam "quad," I am sick and tired of having my Retired Army pay offset.
Or how many people agree with me that we are sick and tired of the media's coverage of the 2012 Olympics?
I am sick and tired of this and I bet many of you reading this totally agree.
I am sick and tired of reading in your magazine about gay Christians ["My Sweet Lord," October 7].
I am sick and tired of the heavy-handed assault on these young people.
Tennessee state senator Tim Burchett was sick and tired of being repeatedly victimized by burglaries.
In an interview broadcast this weekend, Mr Reid said: "Like the vast majority, I'm sick and tired of this mad political correctness that said you can't wear a crucifix on British Airways, or you can't put up decorations for Christmas, or you can't call Christmas 'Christmas'.
If you are sick and tired of sitting in traffic, then you have the chance to change that,'' Villaraigosa said.