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fed up
Jan 05 2017

fed up

Quote 引用

For the record, I am not pregnant. What I am is fed up. I’m fed up with the sport-like scrutiny and body shaming that occurs daily under the guise of ‘journalism.’
—Actress Jennifer Aniston, speaking about media rumors (The Huffington Post)

Definition 定义

sick of or frustrated with something

Use 运用

They say that patience is a virtue, but sometimes, it’s impossible to be patient anymore. For example, imagine that your roommate keeps borrowing your clothes. That might be OK… until she starts taking them out of your closet without permission or returns your favorite sweater with a big coffee stain on it! Sooner or later, you will not be able to be patient with her anymore. Eventually, you will feel fed up with the whole situation!
If you are fed up with something, you are frustrated or tired of it. You might be fed up with bad weather if you are someone who works outside. At the end of the term, you might be fed up with studying for exams. Actress Jennifer Aniston is fed up with the tabloid news. For years, gossip columns have been saying that she is pregnant. She got so tired of hearing rumors about her body that she wrote an opinion piece criticizing the media.
What are you fed up with right now?

Example 举例

“I am fed up with you! Don’t call me anymore!”

“You could use a break. It looks like you’re fed up with having visitors.”

“He had a long day at work and is fed up dealing with problems.”

“I am so fed up with this computer.”