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    #1

    she is sick of me.

    Hi
    'She is sick of me.' What can this mean?

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    #2

    Re: she is sick of me.

    'She is tired of me.' 'She has had enough of my company.' 'She is fed up of me.' 'She doesn't want me around any more.'

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    Re: she is sick of me.

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    'She is tired of me.' 'She has had enough of my company.' 'She is fed up of me.' 'She doesn't want me around any more.'
    Interesting. In AmE, we usually say "fed up with me".

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    #4

    Re: she is sick of me.

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    Interesting. In AmE, we usually say "fed up with me".
    You will hear both terms used equally often in the UK.
    I'm not a teacher of English, but I have spoken it for (almost) all of my life....

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    Re: she is sick of me.

    Quote Originally Posted by Grumpy View Post
    You will hear both terms used equally often in the UK.
    I should write a book about the differences.

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    #6

    Re: she is sick of me.

    When I heard "sick of", I really didn't get what it meant but I was aware of "fed up with". So it is really new to me too.

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    #7

    Re: she is sick of me.

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    I should write a book about the differences.
    Get a co-author

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    #8

    Re: she is sick of me.

    We use "sick of" a lot in BrE.

    I'm sick of my boyfriend. I'm going to dump him.
    I'm sick of the sight of all that rubbish outside my block of flats. I wish someone would remove it.
    He's really sick of his job so he's looking for something new.
    I'm sick to death of being treated like cr*p at work. I'm going to resign.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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