One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Annoyed about or bored with (someone or something) and unwilling to put up with them any longer.‘I am sick and tired of all the criticism’
- ‘I am sick and tired of my four-year-old son coming into the house with soiled shoes and having to clean the mess off the carpets.’
- ‘People are flat out sick and tired of losing their jobs to cheaper foreign labor.’
- ‘I am sick and tired of being told what might and what might not happen.’
- ‘They are sick and tired of government officials who change their position every time there is trouble.’
- ‘I for one am sick and tired of sensationalist reporting by all branches of the media to sell papers or boost ratings on TV.’
- ‘I am sick and tired of people telling me how noble this cause is.’
- ‘We are sick and tired of the cry nothing can be done about it.’
- ‘I got sick and tired of people arguing about which kind of bird was called what.’
- ‘I'm sick and tired of people constantly chipping away at our most sacred institution.’
- ‘My guess is that he's sick and tired of people trying to blame him for their own cruelty and stupidity.’
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