at the end of your rope

mainly American spoken
very upset or angry, so that you can no longer deal with something or someone calmly. The British expression is at the end of your tether.

English dictionary. 2014.

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  • the end of your rope — (or chiefly Brit the end of your tether) informal : a state in which you are not able to deal with a problem, difficult situation, etc., any longer It was clear from her outburst that she was at the end of her rope. I ve been dealing with their… …   Useful english dictionary

  • at the end of your rope — (USA) If you are at the end of your rope, you are at the limit of your patience or endurance …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • at the end of your rope — mainly american spoken phrase very upset or angry, so that you can no longer deal with something or someone calmly. The British expression is at the end of your tether . Thesaurus: feeling very or extremely angrysynonym feeling sad or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • at the end of your rope — (USA)    If you are at the end of your rope, you are at the limit of your patience or endurance.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • At the end of your rope —   (USA)   If you are at the end of your rope, you are at the limit of your patience or endurance …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • (be) at the end of your rope — be at the ˌend of your ˈtether idiom (BrE) (NAmE be at the ˌend of your ˈrope) to feel that you cannot deal with a difficult situation any more because you are too tired, worried, etc • You d better let her know you re safe. She s at the end of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • (be) at the end of your tether — be at the ˌend of your ˈtether idiom (BrE) (NAmE be at the ˌend of your ˈrope) to feel that you cannot deal with a difficult situation any more because you are too tired, worried, etc • You d better let her know you re safe. She s at the end of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • be at the end of your tether — be at the end of (your) tether British, American & Australian, American to be so tired, worried, or annoyed by something that you feel unable to deal with it any more. After a day with four screaming kids I m at the end of my tether. He s out of… …   New idioms dictionary

  • be at the end of tether — be at the end of (your) tether British, American & Australian, American to be so tired, worried, or annoyed by something that you feel unable to deal with it any more. After a day with four screaming kids I m at the end of my tether. He s out of… …   New idioms dictionary

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