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Idiom of the Day: Tired of

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Tired of idiom

This joke is based on the meaning of the word insomnia and the idiom tired of:

Insomnia (in-SOM-ne-ah) is a common sleep problem. People who have insomnia have trouble falling asleep at night. As a result, they get too little sleep or have poor-quality sleep.

When you are tired of something, you are bored because something unpleasant has been happening for too long.e.g. "I'm so tired of doing the same job, day after day."

When your health problem has been recognised and named, usually by a doctor, it has been diagnosed e.g. "The doctor diagnosed that she only had a bad cold."


1) It's winter here at the moment and I'm tired of the cold weather. Tell us something you are tired of.

2) Have you ever had insomnia? Perhaps you have it now? What's the best way to beat it?
What advice would you give to someone who was having trouble sleeping at night?