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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"Entrepreneurs don't suffer fools gladly and he won't hang around if his advice is falling on deaf ears." Laura Woods, director of academic research at Teesside, praised the Government for "thinking outside the box and moving away from the same old faces".
Having met many Australians, usually in the bar at cricket grounds, I regard them as the kind of people who call a boomerang a boomerang and don't suffer fools gladly. Subtlety is not their strong suit.
"The Geordies don't suffer fools gladly. It's a good place to play as it has that vibe you get in places like Dublin and Liverpool, where everyone's a comedian."
Tom said: "The Irish don't suffer fools gladly and it is a bit of a spiritual home for songwriters.
'I don't see myself like that normally although I'm told I don't suffer fools gladly! Perhaps I am a perfectionist like him, and I am probably the hardest person for myself to live with.
They opened their doors in March and have received a good response.``People here don't suffer fools gladly and that is good as we have learnt from them and been able to grow slowly,'' explained Jules.
Within the industry, they are respected and feared - the latter because they don't suffer fools gladly and have little time for the ego massaging that tends to accompany the cinema business.
Paul and Anne Ehrlich, Stanford University professors and population control advocates, don't suffer fools gladly, as this frank discussion with them makes clear.
Liverpool girls don't suffer fools gladly. After two hours of dithering with a mate, we finally ventured in like baby antelopes taking their first steps in front of a pack of hungry 'she' tigers.
I don't suffer fools gladly and I'm a big character, which some chairmen don't like.

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