fed up to the back teeth

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fed up to the back teeth (with someone or something)

Bored or annoyed with someone or something. Primarily heard in UK, Australia. I'm fed up to the back teeth with this weather—will it ever stop raining? We're all fed up to the back teeth with your constant complaining, Marge!
See also: back, fed, someone, teeth, up

fed up to the back teeth

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sick to the back teeth

BRITISH
If you are fed up to the back teeth with something or sick to the back teeth with it, you are very annoyed or bored by it because it has been happening for a long time. The public are fed up to the back teeth with the bad behaviour of a tiny minority of fans. It is clear that Sharon is sick to the back teeth with questions about her private life.
See also: back, fed, teeth, up
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I DON'T know about you but I'm sick to the back teeth of Brexit.
The public are sick to the back teeth of people getting away with thoughtless, illegal activity that is so damaging to our environment and health.
I just got sick to the back teeth of the whole toxic political atmosphere.
LORRAINE Kelly has fuelled her feud with Tory leadership candidate Esther McVey, saying she is "sick to the back teeth of the whole toxic political atmosphere" and wishes Ruth Davidson was in the race.
IS anyone else sick to the back teeth of seeing Nigel Farage on the telly every day?
"People are becoming sick to the back teeth with politicians doing things that suit them, rather than the country" Baroness (Karren) Brady "Some people think my singing is superb.
Man in court for fighting outside McDonald's and judge says people in Huddersfield are 'sick to the back teeth of violence' The judge is fed up of it - so impose tougher sentences.
I'M sick to the back teeth of hearing that there's "no majority in parliament" for this or that deal or for 'no deal'.
The Tories are nervous because we now have a chance to send a clear message that we are sick to the back teeth of their gross mismanagement of our country and demand a new government.
The residents of Billesley are sick to the back teeth with this ridiculous parade of caravans moving from one park to another in rotation The travelling community is just laughing at the council and the residents and surely we have more than enough laws on the statute book to stop this farce.
AM I the only person who is sick to the back teeth of hearing the endless free propaganda being produced by the media about "Jihadi John"?
As for Johnson's exit, Morris added: "I think he has done the honourable thing and is probably sick to the back teeth about what has been going on."
But let's face it, after the weeks and weeks of build-up, we're all sick to the back teeth of William, Kate and the rest of the Windsors.
She is said to be "sick to the back teeth of his fondness for other women".