tire grip meaning, tire grip definition | English Cobuild dictionary



  ( tires    3rd person present)   ( tiring    present participle)   ( tired    past tense & past participle  )
1       verb   If something tires you or if you tire, you feel that you have used a lot of energy and you want to rest or sleep.  
If driving tires you, take the train...      V n  
He tired easily, though he was unable to sleep well at night.      V  
2       verb   If you tire of something, you no longer wish to do it, because you have become bored of it or unhappy with it.  
no passive   (=weary)  
He felt he would never tire of international cricket...      V of n/-ing  
3       n-count   A tire is the same as a tyre.  
  (AM)   tire out      phrasal verb   If something tires you out, it makes you exhausted.   (=wear out)  
The oppressive afternoon heat had quite tired him out...      V n P  
His objective was to tire out the climbers.      V P n (not pron)  
  tired out      adj  
He was obviously tired out.     
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tire out, tired, tier, tie

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dans l'enfance tous les hommes sont frères, dans l'âge mûr chacun tire de son bord
ce proverbe signifie que l'enfant devient égoïste en grandissant
consider something seriously and start taking actions about it
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