Significado de “wear thin” - en el Diccionario Inglés


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wear thin


C2 If your patience wears thin, you become less and less patient:

I've warned you several times about being late and my patience is wearing thin.

C2 If something such as a joke wears thin, it becomes boring or annoying or stops being funny or effective, because it has been seen, heard, or used too much:

Tony, the joke is beginning to wear thin now - it's time to stop.
Her standard excuse for being late was beginning to wear thin.

(Definición de wear thin del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)