Learn Vocabulary – Tired of vs. Tired From

MichaelADConfusing Words, Vocabulary

What’s the difference between tired of and tired from?

In English, when you are tired of something, you are feeling bored of that thing or no longer interested in that thing. On the other hand, when you are tired from something, you are physically and/or mentally exhausted because of that thing.

Here are some example sentences using tired of:

  • I am tired of eating pizza everyday for lunch. Let’s get something different today.
  • I’m so tired of my neighbor making noise all the time. I wish he were more considerate.

Here are some examples using tired from:

  • I’ve been working overtime every day this week. I’m really tired from working so much.
  • I’m a little tired from all of this hiking. Why do we take a break for a while?

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