Definition of 'wear thin'
Example sentences containing 'wear thin'
The Sun (2015)
Patience was wearing thin and time was running out.Times, Sunday Times (2013) The Sun (2011) Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Her husband was sympathetic at first but his patience soon wore thin as his partners became critical of his continual excuses.Banish Headaches -how to obtain fast, drug-free relief from headache (1990)
The mainland's patience is wearing thin.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Our patience is wearing thin, too.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Now the nation's patience is wearing thin.The Sun (2013)
He had tried to grow it but his patience had worn thin with the constant attention it needed to look healthy and stylish.Times, Sunday Times (2008) Times, Sunday Times (2013)
The early stores were encouraging but he failed to retain key management and it was inevitable that shareholder and supplier patience would wear thin.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
But patience soon wears thin.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Shareholder patience is wearing thin.Times, Sunday Times (2014) Times, Sunday Times (2010) Times, Sunday Times (2014) Times, Sunday Times (2014) The Sun (2009)
Patience was wearing thin.Paul VI - The First Modern Pope (1993)
Londoners stuck in traffic are finding that their support for the congestion charging system, like their patience, is wearing thin.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Definition of wear thin from the Collins English Dictionary
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