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He has no patience for the view that instead of raising interest rates his next move will be to cut the trendsetting overnight rate.

I'm not a native English speaker. I read the above sentence in a paper and understood all the words. But I am confused about his standpoint. Does "he has no patience for the view" mean:

  1. He doesn't like people's view about such? (meaning he doesn't support the idea)
  2. He can't wait to say his view about such? (meaning he supports the idea)
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I've never heard this variant before; it's always no patience with. But neither is more logical than the other, I suppose. –  TimLymington Jun 22 '12 at 19:11
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It means he doesn't support the idea - he has quite possibly heard it many times before so knows the viewpoint but doesn't want to hear it again.

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Thanks a lot!! Gee I love this board –  megaboy1 Jun 22 '12 at 13:49
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