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    tired for ...ing

    According to Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English,
    "tired of (doing) something" means bored with something, because it is no longer interesting, or has become annoying.

    If I drive for a long time and become tired but I am not bored with the drive, can I say:
    "I am tired for driving."?

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    Smile Re: tired for ...ing

    Quote Originally Posted by Snappy View Post
    According to Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English,
    "tired of (doing) something" means bored with something, because it is no longer interesting, or has become annoying.

    If I drive for a long time and become tired but I am not bored with the drive, can I say:
    "I am tired for driving."?
    You might say tired (from) driving, which would mean that your tiredness is derived from your driving.


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    Smile Re: tired for ...ing

    'I am tired of driving', sounds better to me, maybe I am wrong.
    I am tired from struggling with English.

    I am sick of driving for so long.

    Teachers might proofread those for us.

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    Re: tired for ...ing

    Yes, tired "for driving" is an anachronism. It used to be normal usage.

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