Translation of "wear thin" - English-Russian dictionary

wear thin

If your patience wears thin, you become less and less patient with someone who is annoying you.

иссякать, быть на исходе

If a joke or explanation wears thin, it becomes less effective because it has been used too much.

приедаться, утрачивать силу

(Translation of “wear thin” from the Cambridge English–Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)