‘Someone doesn’t suffer fools gladly’

When you say that someone doesn’t suffer fools gladly, what you mean is that the individual doesn’t tolerate stupidity.

Example: The lady who teaches us English is a wonderful teacher. But she doesn’t suffer fools gladly. * My uncle is a fair man, but he doesn’t suffer fools gladly.

Source: ‘Know Your English’ (The Hindu) – August 14, 2006. 

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