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    Question tired of/from

    Is it possible to say tired from as in I'm tired from work?

    I know that (tired) is usually followed by (of) not from

    Thanx in advance

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    Re: tired of/from

    Quote Originally Posted by xpert View Post
    Is it possible to say tired from as in I'm tired from work?

    I know that (tired) is usually followed by (of) not from

    Thanx in advance
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    Re: tired of/from

    I know that 'tired' is usually followed by 'of' not 'from'

    Only when you want to say you are bored.
    "I'm tired of listening to her incessant chatter."
    "I'm tired of your excuses."
    "He starts to repaint the fence, or build a barbeque, and quickly gets tired of it. Most of his projects lie around the house half done."

    'tired from': exhausted from activity or lack of sleep.
    Someone comments that a person keeps yawning: "I'm just tired from too many late nights."

    Someone comments that a person is lazy, collapsed in front of the TV with a beer: "What do you mean! I'm tired (out) from helping a friend all day renovate this run-down property he's bought."

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