That show is something I can never get tired of watching.

That show is something I can never get tired watching.

Are both the sentences grammatically correct? I've never really heard anyone use tired in similar contexts and leave out the of, so I was just wondering if the second sentence is okay too.


From "I get tired watching ..." I understand that watching ... makes you tired, literally; that you tend to get tired when you're watching ....

From "I get tired of watching ..." I understand "tired" figuratively: that you lose patience with having to watch ..., that you don't want to watch ... any more. A similar expression for this is "I'm fed up with watching".

The distinction is set forth at https://en.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/tired.


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