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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “wear thin”

wear thin

informal
If your patience wears thin , you become less and less patient
逐漸失去耐性
I've warned you several times about being late and my patience is wearing thin .
我多次警告你不要遲到,我對你已經失去耐性了。
Bad-tempered
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
(因出現太多而)失去吸引力(或趣味),不再有效
Tony , the joke is beginning to wear thin now and a lot of us have had enough.
「托尼,那個笑話現在已經變得不那麼好笑,我們很多人都聽夠了。」
Her standard excuse for being late was beginning to wear thin .
她遲到時常用的那個藉口已經開始不太管用了。
Deteriorating and making worse
(Definition of wear thin from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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