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Phrasal verb "tired of"



 
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Phrasal verb "tired of" #1 (permalink) Wed Feb 15, 2006 9:46 am   Phrasal verb "tired of"
 

English Grammar Tests, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #75 "Adjective Prepositions Constructions", question 6

I'm tired ......... waiting for the bus. Let's take a taxi.

(a) to
(b) on
(c) of
(d) from

English Grammar Tests, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #75 "Adjective Prepositions Constructions", answer 6

I'm tired of waiting for the bus. Let's take a taxi.

Correct answer: (c) of

Your answer was: incorrect
I'm tired to waiting for the bus. Let's take a taxi.
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why choose "tired of" in this sentence.

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Tired of #2 (permalink) Wed Feb 15, 2006 10:08 am   Tired of
 

Hi Ratsamee,

The usual preposition after tired is either of or with when you want to express the idea that you have had enough of doing something.

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Phrasal verb "tired of" #3 (permalink) Thu Dec 18, 2008 4:17 am   Phrasal verb "tired of"
 

What about "tire from"?
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