at the end of one's tether/rope


at the end of one's tether/rope
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  • 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

  • be at the end of one's tether (or N. Amer. rope) — have no patience or energy left. → end …   English new terms dictionary

  • end\ of\ one's\ tether — • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • tether — [teth′ər] n. [ME < ON tjōthr, akin to OHG zeotar, wagon shaft] 1. a rope, cord, etc. fastened to something to prevent drifting, escape, etc.; specif., a rope or chain fastened to an animal so as to keep it within certain bounds 2. the limit of …   English World dictionary

  • tether — /ˈtɛðə / (say tedhuh) noun 1. a rope, chain, or the like, by which an animal is fastened, as to a stake, so that its range of movement is limited. 2. the utmost length to which one can go in action; the utmost extent or limit of ability or… …   Australian English dictionary