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There is no rest for the weary.

Prov. Even people who are worn-out must continue to work. (Describes a situation in which a tired person has to do more work.) By the time I finished doing the laundry, it was so late I had to begin cooking supper for the family. There is no rest for the weary.
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weary of someone or something

to become tired of or bored with someone or something. I am beginning to weary of you. Isn't it time you were going? We soon wearied of chicken twice a week.
See also: of, weary

weary someone with something

to tire or bore someone with something. He wearied her with his constant requests. Please don't weary me with your complaints.
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weary of

v.
To lose patience with or interest in something or someone: I soon wearied of their constant bickering.
See also: of, weary
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Then much the Who chance Nestled in our old corner, it could have been 1987 all over again, save for the greyer hair, rounder middles and wearier expressions.
Later, and growing wearier by the minute, we ended up next to Boots (upper) at 11.
Howard Shore's wavering score seems to momentarily take Lawrence of Arabia indoors, while the end credits' music is wearier than the dwarves' short legs.
Ample justification, then, for the coaching inns that once serviced the long-distance stage-coach trade, offering refreshment and entertainment for the wearied passenger, not to mention the even wearier horses.
He went to his grave with only a faint idea of how much wearier it would get.
Instead "it would be better to drive toll through every day than to stop one day to give more time to run a wearier and swifter race of sin.
The authors of Conquering Innovation Fatigue immediately captured my sympathy with the observation that "Few things make creative people wearier than empty talk about innovation.
Comply Or Die 25-1 pulled up 28th Became wearier as the race wore on.
Buyers are emerging from their winter-induced hibermation excited about the fast-approaching spring wearier and Embelesar118's attainable luxury and prices," said Dianne Howard, vice president, Corcoran Group, who is part of the team spearheading the sales and marketing of the apartments at Embelesar118.
You shook your head slowly, and in the rearview he stared back at you with an even wearier, blanker version of your own eyes.
If it is the latter, it may be because you are a little wearier than you had previously realised.
This was indeed the ideal; as the war dragged on and soldiers grew wearier, the older, married reservists found it especially difficult to accept and identify with such an abstract mother-son constellation--it could even prove to be counter-productive in its unrealistic idealism.
Asked if this experience had made her wearier of letting David go off on future adventures, Vanessa was emphatic in saying, no.
And, unless we are savvy TV consumers, end up wearier than we started.
She added that people are also staying away from "novelty kitchen electrics as people are wearier about spending money on kitchen electrics they don't use on a daffy/weekly basis.