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get tired

This page is about the collocation get tired

collocation pattern: verb + adjective

Meaning

to become tired and feel like resting or sleeping

For example

  • After running for half an hour, everyone was getting tired.

  • If I start to get tired in the afternoon, a strong cup of coffee usually wakes me up.

Quick Quiz

If you start to get tired while you're driving, you should

a. close your eyes for a few seconds

b. drive as fast as possible

c. stop and have a rest

Contributor: Matt Errey