Do you think these 2 are correct?

Cannot tolerate your whine anymore

Cannot tolerate your whining anymore

I feel more comfortable using "whining" in this example but I can also see that "whine" is a noun too so it could also be correct?


You would normally mean "whining". A "whine" is complaining cry. But it is singular. Once it has finished it has gone.

On the other hand, "whining" is a gerund, meaning the act of making whines. It is certainly possible to find someone's whining intolerable. So while both are grammatically correct, the intended meaning is probably "whining".

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