Idiom:  have had it

Meaning

Idiom:  have had it (with someone/something)

  • not willing to continue doing or experiencing something 

Note:  this is often because you’re tired or frustrated


Example sentences

  • Don’t talk to me like that again.  I’ve had it with your attitude.
  • We’ve been walking around trying to find the shop for three hours and I’ve had it—let’s go home. 
  • Let's go see a movie. I've had it with all the pharmaceutical commercials on TV.
  • I've had it with work and desperately need a vacation soon.
  • I'd finally had it with the hour-and-a-half commute each way to and from work and quit my job last week.
  • We've changed our return policy to two weeks because we've had it with customers who return items after several months.
  • We've had it with all of the noise and traffic of the city and will be moving to the suburbs this summer.
  • Hasn't she had it with her boyfriend yet? He treats her so poorly and is rude to us as well.


Synonyms

  • fed up
  • sick and tired
  • up to here


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