try someone's patience

Definition of try someone's patience

  1. :  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

  1. :  to examine or investigate judicially

    :  to conduct the trial of

    :  to participate as counsel in the judicial examination of

  1. :  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

  1. :  some person :  somebody

  1. :  the capacity, habit, or fact of being patient

    :  solitaire

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