Translation: from spanish

the patience of a saint

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  • (the) patience of a saint — the patience of Job/a saint a lot of patience. You need the patience of a saint to be a teacher …   New idioms dictionary

  • (the) patience of Job — the patience of Job/a saint a lot of patience. You need the patience of a saint to be a teacher …   New idioms dictionary

  • saint — [seınt] n [Date: 1100 1200; : Old French; Origin: Late Latin sanctus, from Latin, holy , from the past participle of sancire to confirm, make holy ] 1.) written abbreviation St or St. someone who is given the title saint by the Chri …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • patience */ — UK [ˈpeɪʃ(ə)ns] / US [ˈpeɪʃəns] noun [uncountable] 1) the ability to continue doing something for a long time without losing interest, especially something difficult need/require patience: Wildlife photography requires a lot of patience. have the …   English dictionary

  • patience — pa|tience [ peıʃəns ] noun uncount * 1. ) the ability to continue doing something for a long time without losing interest, especially something difficult: need/require patience: Wildlife photography requires a lot of patience. have the patience… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • patience — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ endless, great, infinite ▪ little ▪ I have little patience with fundamentalists of any kind. VERB + PATIENCE ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • patience — pa|tience S3 [ˈpeıʃəns] n [U] 1.) the ability to continue waiting or doing something for a long time without becoming angry or anxious ≠ ↑impatience ▪ I wouldn t have the patience to sit sewing all day. infinite/unlimited/endless patience ▪ a… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • saint — noun (C) 1 someone who is given a special honour by the Christian church after they have died, because they were very good or holy: Saint Patrick 2 informal someone who is extremely good, kind, or patient: His wife must have been a saint to put… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • patience — [[t]pe͟ɪʃ(ə)ns[/t]] 1) N UNCOUNT If you have patience, you are able to stay calm and not get annoyed, for example when something takes a long time, or when someone is not doing what you want them to do. He doesn t have the patience to wait... It… …   English dictionary

  • saint — n. & v. n. (abbr. St or S; pl. Sts or SS) 1 a holy or (in some Churches) a canonized person regarded as having a place in heaven. 2 (Saint or St) the title of a saint or archangel, hence the name of a church etc. (St Paul s) or (often with the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Saint Patapios — icon Saint Hipomoni (St Patience) icon …   Wikipedia


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