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wear thin

If your patience wears thin, you become less and less patient with someone who is annoying you.
иссякать, быть на исходе
Angry and displeasedBad-tempered
If a joke or explanation wears thin, it becomes less effective because it has been used too much.
приедаться, утрачивать силу
Bore and bored
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