Functional Language – Expressing Frustration
I can’t stand noun/gerund–> I can’t stand this weather.
I can’t bear noun/gerund –> I can’t bear working on Sundays.
I can’t put up with noun/gerund –> I can’t put up with her any longer.
noun/gerund annoys me –> Waiting for people annoys me.
noun/gerund bugs me –> His boring voice bugs me.
noun/gerund drives me crazy –> That noise is driving me crazy.
noun/gerund gets on my nerves –> Stop it. You’re getting on my nerves.
noun/gerund pisses me off (inf.) –> You know that it pisses me off.
I can’t stand it when … –> I can’t stand it when people are late.
I can’t bear it when … I can’t bear it when my feet are cold.
It annoys me when … It annoys me when people lie.
It bugs me when … It bugs me when he never replies to me.