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knock it off

Definition of knock it off in English:

informal Stop doing something.
Example sentences
  • Danielle, knock it off. The overprotective mother role doesn't suit you.
  • The couple who are renting the place next to mine spent the entire night fighting. They didn't knock it off until well past two in the morning.
  • If you're doing this as an attempt to Henry make break off his engagement with his fianceé, knock it off, because it ain't gonna happen!
Synonyms
stop it
informal cut it out, give it a rest, leave off, pack it in, lay off, quit
British informal give over
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