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    be patient with

    Are these sentences correct:

    1) You have to be patient with not being able to get out of bed.

    Meaning: You have to patiently endure the fact that you can't get out of bed.

    2) You have to be patient with checking the result.
    Meaning: You have to check the results patiently.

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    Re: be patient with

    2 would be better with "while" instead of "with".
    Last edited by MikeNewYork; 29-Jan-2016 at 20:35. Reason: typo

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    Re: be patient with

    In 1), you could use be patient about.

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