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impacientarse
v. fret, get impatient

A Spanish-English Dictionary (Granada University, Spain), 14.4

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impacientarse
= chafe (at) ; lose + Posesivo + patience ; chafe at + the bit ; champ at + the bit ; chomp at + the bit ; strain at + the leash.
Ex: The protesters chafe at what they see as the military and unelected royalist aristocracy meddling in politics. Ex: He has never refused to answer any question, however provocative it might be, nor has he ever lost his patience. Ex: He was the perfect agent but you got the feeling that underneath it all he was chafing at the bit. Ex: But when the first game does get underway, this new team will be champing at the bit to start leaving an impression in people's minds. Ex: It's that time of year when many of you are chomping at the bit to fertilize your lawn. Ex: When rulers and military leaders spend so much on building up a military force, they are sometimes straining at the leash to use it.
 
impacientar
(v.) = exasperate ; irritate ; make + Nombre + impatient.
Ex: Radical intellectuals often seem exasperated by what appears as excessive attention paid to conceptualization.
Ex: Their education must accordingly be designed to prepare them for that future, however much this may irritate the myopics whose only concern is for the present.
Ex: Usually, kids tend to be active making them impatient in a confined space like your car.
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* impacientarse = chafe (at) ; lose + Posesivo + patience ; chafe at + the bit ; champ at + the bit ; chomp at + the bit ; strain at + the leash.
* impacientarse con = be impatient with ; get + short with.
* no impacientarse con = bear with + Pronombre.



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