suffer

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suffer

1. To experience pain or distress.
2. To be subjected to injury, loss, or damages.
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She said: "There's a great spirit in Scotland and a real, proper creativity - they don't suffer fools gladly.
The Hull people don't suffer fools gladly and will know if you're not giving it your all so I intend to give it everything.
It takes a lot to make the quantum leap from underdog to top cat but Fergie's achieved the impossibly difficult task of rehabilitating herself with the British public, who don't suffer fools gladly.
Elizabeth Sadler, London For me 35-plus has been a much happier time mainly because of confidence - I don't suffer fools gladly.
I call a spade a spade," he'd say, "I don't suffer fools gladly.
All very well, but these machines don't suffer fools gladly.
I don't suffer fools gladly," she says, "though I'm not anti-men.

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