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To be, or to become tired

tire

verb

to become tired, or to make someone feel tired

flag

verb

to become tired or weak, or to begin to lack enthusiasm

droop

verb

to become tired, weak, or unhappy

feel/be slow

to feel/be tired and unable to think clearly

do for

to be so tired that you cannot continue

run out of/lose steam

to lose energy, enthusiasm, or importance

weary

verb

to feel weary, or to make someone feel weary

food rave

a very large party where people eat, sell or share many different types of food, usually held outside or in a large public building

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skanky

very unpleasant or dirty

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dead white (European) male

a man … whose achievements may have been overestimated because he belonged to the gender and ethnic group … that was dominant at the time

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