reach one's limit

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of reach one's limit

: to reach the point where one can no longer continuing doing something
  • I'm trying to be patient with him, but I've just about reached my limit.

Word by Word Definitions

reach play
  1. : to stretch out : extend

  2. : thrust

  3. : to touch or grasp by extending a part of the body (such as a hand) or an object

  1. : a continuous stretch or expanse

  2. : the action or an act of reaching

  3. : an individual part of a progression or journey

limit play
  1. : something that bounds, restrains, or confines

  2. : the utmost extent

  3. : a geographic or political boundary

  1. : to assign certain limits to : prescribe

  2. : to restrict the bounds or limits of

  3. : to curtail or reduce in quantity or extent


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