- 1 (quality) paciencia (f) to try sb's patience poner* a prueba la paciencia de algn I lost my patience perdí la paciencia my patience is wearing thin/is exhausted se me está acabando or agotando/se me ha acabado or agotado la paciencia I've no patience with people like that con gente así yo no tengo paciencia patience is a virtue [set phrase] la paciencia es la madre de la ciencia [frase hecha/set phrase] to have the patience of Job/a saint tener* más paciencia que el santo Job/que un santoMore example sentences
- In my experience foreigners have no patience with this sort of thinking.
- I made a third phone call a few days later, but their patience with me was obviously running out.
- He is a decent hitter, has great patience at the plate and is defensively solid.
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