the end of one's rope

the end of one's rope
a) The limit of one’s patience, when one is so frustrated or annoyed that one can no longer take it.

I am at the end of my rope with this situation.

b) The point at which one has run out of options or the ability to delay.

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  • the end of one's rope — I the end of one s rope (or tether) having no patience or energy left to cope with something after enduring four years of mice in the house, we were at the end of our rope | they have reached the end of their tether. II see end …   Useful english dictionary

  • at the end of one's rope — See: END OF ONE S ROPE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • at the end of one's rope — See: END OF ONE S ROPE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • at\ the\ end\ of\ one's\ rope — See: end of one s rope …   Словарь американских идиом

  • at the end of one's rope — 1) at the limit of one s ability to cope I am at the end of my rope about what to do about my current situation at work. 2) See: end of one s rope …   Idioms and examples

  • end of one's rope — the last of one s ability or ideas about how to proceed or do something He is at the end of his rope regarding what to do about his job. See: at the end of one s rope …   Idioms and examples

  • end\ of\ one's\ rope — • end of one s rope • end of one s tether n. phr. informal the end of your trying or imagining; the last of your ability, or ideas of how to do more. Frank was out of work and broke, and he was at the end of his rope. The doctor saw that Mother… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • at the end of one's tether — AT ONE S WITS END, desperate, not knowing which way to turn, unable to cope; N. Amer. at the end of one s rope. → tether * * * at the end of one s tether see under ↑tether • • • Main Entry: ↑end at the end of one s tether Desperate, having no… …   Useful english dictionary

  • end of one's rope — or[end of one s tether] {n. phr.}, {informal} The end of your trying or imagining; the last of your ability, or ideas of how to do more. * /Frank was out of work and broke, and he was at the end of his rope./ * /The doctor saw that Mother had… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • end of one's rope — or[end of one s tether] {n. phr.}, {informal} The end of your trying or imagining; the last of your ability, or ideas of how to do more. * /Frank was out of work and broke, and he was at the end of his rope./ * /The doctor saw that Mother had… …   Dictionary of American idioms

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