fed up to the back teeth

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

slang 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

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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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Root 7 canteen I'm sick to the back teeth of spending a small fortune on cups of takeaway coffee, so decided to buy my own canteen to keep it warm.
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.
Us out here in the real world are sick to the back teeth with the selfserving political elite and their constant selfish clamour for power.
CONCERTGOERS are sick to the back teeth of the astronomical prices tickets are constantly being flogged at.
I'm sick to the back teeth of the sight of roadworks and absolutely unnecessary 30mph speed limits on dual carriageways.
The people of this country are sick to the back teeth of lies, lies and more lies, promises broken and the expenses debacle is typical of their selfish attitude.
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"?
The voters of Bishop Auckland are sick to the back teeth of Labour's North London elite promising the earth at election time, then ignoring them until the next time they want their votes.
We are just sick to the back teeth with the Westminster Village and their isolation from the mass silent majority of our isles.
From over-priced England strips, to a plethora of grown men collecting and swapping stickers to complete their Panini albums I'm already sick to the back teeth with Brazil 2014.
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.
Jenny, Rugby Not rocket science I am sick to the back teeth of people trying to defend jockeys for the indefensible.
I, for one, am sick to the back teeth of hearing our troops being used like political footballs.
I'M sick to the back teeth hearing horrifying stories of neighbourhoods being pat rolled by mindless, drug or alcohol-fuelled idiots.