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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Her daughter-in-law Connie, 75, said: "She's very feisty and doesn't suffer fools gladly. If she wants something done, she wants it done yesterday!
The Flower Ornament Scripture doesn't suffer fools gladly or mince words.
Insiders added that Watson doesn't suffer fools gladly, but as Janney is a lovely guy, charismatic and intelligent, they make a great couple.
He's single-minded, he doesn't suffer fools gladly and he definitely works on the basis of 'my way or the highway!' The players will be getting less time off than they did under former manager Martin O'Neill as di Canio, above, adopts a regime which is typical in Italian football.
She's got a lot of attributes that mirror Sherlock and she doesn't suffer fools gladly."
She may look like an exotic doll with her long brown hair and large green eyes, but she's a girl who doesn't suffer fools gladly, as one reporter discovered recently when asking Timberlake snide questions about moving from music to movies.
I think it would be fair to say that on first meeting, Ken comes across as someone that doesn't suffer fools gladly, a man that calls a spade a spade.
But Jones, who doesn't suffer fools gladly, delivers an impressive defence of his team-mates and the regimenow in charge of Wales.
ALTHOUGH I have certain reservations about his worth as a manager, he is a strong personality, doesn't suffer fools gladly and knows the game.
He's changed political parties, he has a very long memory, he doesn't suffer fools gladly, he has a healthily sceptical view about the general inability of local government officers to deliver change.

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