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get tired of

This page is about the collocation get tired of

collocation pattern: verb + adjective

Meaning

to become bored or annoyed with something or somebody

For example

  • We got tired of playing computer games, so we went for a swim.

  • After a few days, Sally got tired of her new boyfriend and dumped him.

Quick Quiz

I got tired of doing the same things every day, so I

a. went shopping again

b. found a new hobby

c. had another nap

Contributor: Matt Errey