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To stop criticizing

back off

to stop criticizing someone or telling them what to do

let up

to put less effort into something, especially criticizing someone or making them work harder

leave/let someone alone

to stop annoying or criticizing someone

let someone be

to stop annoying someone

give someone a break

to stop criticizing someone

get off someone’s case

to stop criticizing someone

call off the/your dogs

to stop criticizing or attacking another person

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chicken raffle

any random process, such as a competition in which a name is drawn from a hat

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