Meaning: No longer able to tolerate something; similar to “sick of” or “tired of.” Often used with “with.”
I’m fed up with your rude behavior!
You never respond to my emails – I’m fed up!
Her brother just sits around and watches TV all day. She’s fed up with him.
What’s the best response to someone who says, “I’m fed up with you”?
A. Thank you very much!
B. What did I do wrong?
C. I’m hungry too!
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The correct answer is B. If someone is fed up with you, that means you’re doing something or did something that upsets them. It’s not a compliment (as in A), and it has nothing to do with food (as in C).
5 thoughts on “Idiom of the Week: Fed Up”
I’m fed up with English grammar’s rules. It’s so complication. I think a lot of students’
agree with me.
Sorry, I disagree. Follow your teacher’s instructions, and expose youself to standard English, you’ll feel that learning English grammar is fun.
I would like to lose weight but so difficult and hard time —-I’m fed up!
So you are fed up with being on a diet.
Although weight loss is difficult, but I determined to be hell to lose weight. I hope one day succeed minus 20 pounds.