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sick of

sick of

Date: Aug 27 2009


1. Quote - Listen to the quote and guess what the slang means.

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“I’m really glad that I’m still working and that people are not sick of me.”

- Actress Meryl Streep talking about her long career. (Us Weekly)


1. Definition - Study the definition.

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bored with, tired of, not interested in

2. Use - Learn how the slang is used.

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Too much of anything can make you sick, even if it’s something really good. Chocolate cake is delicious, but if you ate it every day with every meal, you might get a little sick of it.

But it’s not just food that people get sick of. Anything that is repeated too much or experienced too often can cause you to throw up your hands and say, “I’m sick of this!”

When a song is repeated too often on the radio, people get sick of hearing it. Someone who hasn’t been in a relationship for a long time might start to feel sick of being single. Or if you are fed up with everything, you might say you are sick of life. If you are extremely sick of something you can say you’re sick and tired of it, or even sick to death of it.

Meryl Streep has appeared in nearly 50 films. Her first movie came out in 1971, almost 40 years ago. She jokes that people might be getting sick of her because she has been making movies for such a long time. But with 15 Academy Award nominations and 23 Golden Globe nominations, she is one of the most well-respected actresses in the US. Audiences haven’t gotten sick of her yet.

Is there anything you are sick of right now? What have you gotten sick of in the past?


1. Examples - Hear some example sentences.

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“I’m so sick of Mexican food. Can’t we eat something else once in a while?”

“I hope the bus comes soon. I’m really sick of waiting for it.”

“Melissa usually gets sick of her boyfriends really quickly.”


1. Winners - See who guessed the slang definition correctly.

VOLTS it means fed up or tired of someone.
by VOLTSSuper Member!
zeus2006 sick and tired of, be bored, get the willies.
by zeus2006Super Member!
sofree get tired of
by sofree
Sezai Weary of, out of conceit with, tired of
by Sezai
Maja_Roxy sick of = feeling bored with something
by Maja_Roxy
Gellerke annoyed with sg, or somebody have enough
by Gellerke
chomo HATE:))
by chomo
It means that people are not bored with Merly Streep
by Despotis Evelyn
Lily86 To fed up with someone.
by Lily86
annoy sb., make sb angry
by ilaydailayda91
lalobrown it means that the ppl havent get enough of her even though she`s a long career.
by lalobrown
tianyq0709 feel tired or detest for sth.
by tianyq0709
to be sick of someone means to be fed up with
by monacovalentina
dearpesar tired,bored, weary, disinterested
by dearpesar

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10:45 AM Sep 14 2015 |

Ada ;)

Ada ;)


i'm really sick and tired of life sometimes ;(

10:48 PM Mar 02 2010 |




I am not sick of English baby and you, dudes)))

07:32 AM Sep 03 2009 |




I’m really sick of staying in the same work place,now I want to be in another country to continue doing what I like best ;)

11:15 PM Sep 02 2009 |




I want to do some changes in my life,I have been working at the same place for ten years…no,eleven!There are two years that I decided to leave Brazil and studying english in another country,in Ireland,'cause I'm really sick of to stay here for more time!

11:02 PM Sep 02 2009 |



im sick of being sit on tha sofa all da day

08:36 AM Sep 02 2009 |



  • be fed up with some boring things

01:02 AM Sep 02 2009 |

aggie yuan

aggie yuan


I love Meryl Streep and i think a good actor or actress'll never be sicked of ,cause every cast they've created  is classic,people could see different parts of personality of her.with every new movie people'll see 'a new Meryl',so they can never get tired of it

02:40 PM Sep 01 2009 |

Loveless Heart


I am sick of being in love after not being in it.

I am sick of being rich after I was poor.

I am sick of being Heartfull after being Heartless.

I am sick of the word '' love''

Really…. I am sick of being alive in such world!

10:30 AM Sep 01 2009 |



United States

I am sick of my work!

05:20 AM Sep 01 2009 |


Iran, Islamic Republic Of

i`m  sick of my messy room

09:32 PM Aug 31 2009 |



"some times I sik of some colleages… cause they r so anoying persons"


"I would definitly sick of doing the same thing all my life…"


I think these could be some other examples.

08:54 PM Aug 31 2009 |



Russian Federation

God give you health, Olga. Ok, guys! you're all lucky! OlgaSummer is one who cares about all your concerns and what you're tired and sick of.  Let's celebrate it! Great, she doeas, and I don't! And I'm not afraid to agree with her statement

10:11 AM Aug 31 2009 |




Green-eyed,you are not right.The point is you don't care about what people here are sick of, not everyone! I doTongue out

09:53 AM Aug 31 2009 |



South Korea

I'm sick of thinking about ex-lover anymore…..



08:59 AM Aug 31 2009 |



Russian Federation

Hey, guys! Nobody cares about what you're sick of, there's no sense in placing the dirt here

08:56 AM Aug 31 2009 |



Iran, Islamic Republic Of

Sick and tired of hearing all these people talk about,hahaha

That's good!!

07:45 AM Aug 31 2009 |


Viet Nam

bored, be tired

E.g: I'm sick of waiting someone

04:26 AM Aug 31 2009 |

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