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'bored with' or 'bored of'

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anniewoo · 25/02/2012 19:22

Which is it please? I think it is bored with but am open to correction.

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Casmama · 25/02/2012 19:26

I would agree with "bored with" but "bored of " doesn't particularly sound wrong either. Sorry sitting on the fence but I think both are probably acceptable.

SweetestThing · 25/02/2012 19:36

It's 'bored with' or 'bored by'. 'Bored of' is wrong.

sponkle · 25/02/2012 19:37

Bored with! - end of!

brightspark2 · 25/02/2012 20:04

Gah! HATE bored of! It is bored with or by. And it is could HAVE should HAVE etc NOT could of!

anniewoo · 25/02/2012 20:34

Thought so too. Thank you.

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anniewoo · 25/02/2012 20:34

Hate 'i done it/ she done it' etc

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sponkle · 26/02/2012 10:08

One of my absolute pet hates is when somebody refers to something or someone as X off of, as in, so and so off of the tv! It is X from the tv, not off of.

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