run out of patience

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Definition of run out of patience

: to become annoyed or upset about having to wait for something Those people have been here for hours, and they're starting to run out of patience.

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“Run out of patience.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/run%20out%20of%20patience. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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