try someone's patience
Definition of try someone's patience
: to cause someone to start getting annoyed or upset because of something that is going on too long All these mistakes of yours are trying my patience.
Word by Word Definitions
: to examine or investigate judicially
: to conduct the trial of
: to participate as counsel in the judicial examination of
: an experimental trial : attempt
: a play in rugby that is similar to a touchdown in football, scores usually five points, and entitles the scoring side to attempt a placekick at the goal for additional points
: the score made on a try
: some person : somebody
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