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give it a rest

Definition of give it a rest in English:

British informal Used to ask someone to stop talking about something that the speaker finds irritating: give it a rest, ladsagree to differ
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  • But now can you please, please just give it a rest.
  • I mean really, for goodness' sakes, give it a rest.
  • You'd think they'd give it a rest at the weekend.
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