bored to tears meaning?

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What's the meaning of "bored to tears" idiom? Please give me some examples!

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Idiom Scenario 1:


Ned and Grace are talking in the kitchen one morning before work ...
Grace:  "Ready for another day at the office, Honey?"
Ned:      "I suppose so."
Grace:  "You don't sound very enthusiastic."
Ned:      "Well, I've been working at the same company for almost thirty years.  I've been doing the same job day after day after day.  I am bored to tears with work."
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Idiom Definition:


"to be bored to tears"
to be extremely bored
Synonyms:
apathetic, disenchanted, disentranced, indifferent, jaded, unexcited, uninterested, spiritless, tired, weary
 


This jester is bored to tears - - - - -
 


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Idiom Scenario 2:


One evening, Ryan and Henry are watching television at Ryan's house.  They have been watching re-runs of programs they have seen before ...
Henry:  "Don't you get a little tired of watching the same old re-runs?"
Ryan:    "I sure do.  It gets a little boring to watch the same old shows day after day."
Henry:  "That's an understatement!  I am sick and tired of the same old re-runs.  In fact, I'm bored to tears with them!"
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Idiom Usage:

This idiom is often used in the form:
bored to tears (with something or someone)
 
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Gerund Form of the Idiom:

Being bored to tears can make it seem like time is moving very slowly.
 
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Idiom Conjugations:

 
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