Today's Callan

Fed up

sick and tired, and bored
Unable or unwilling to put up with something any longer:

Be fed…, become fed…, Be fed up with…

annoyed, discontented, or bored, cheesed off

I’m fed up with your conduct

She was fed up with their complaints.

I resigned because I was fed up.

Consumers are fed up with misleading food labels.

I’m fed up with hearing him say the same old thing every time we meet.

Some people are fed up with so much violence on television.

I’m fed up with her – she always keeps me waiting.

She was fed up with the frustrations of staying home all day

I’m fed up (with) waiting for him.

He had become fed up with city life.

Conversation 1
a: What’s the matter with you? You don’t look happy.
b: Oh, I’m fed up. I’ve been looking for a job for weeks and I can’t find anything.
a: Oh, don’t worry. I’m sure something will come up.

Conversation 2
a: Hey, how are you doing?
b: Not great. I’m really fed up with my roommate. He keeps using my stuff without asking first. I’m thinking about moving out.

Conversation 3
a: What’s the problem? What are you fed up with?
b: I’m fed up with studying all the time. I want to go to the beach instead.
a: Well, don’t worry, you’ll be finished soon.

(callan book stage 7, 615p)

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