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Ways of telling someone to stop doing something - thesaurus

Synonyms

stop it/that

used for telling someone not to do something that they are doing

hands off

used for telling someone not to touch or take someone or something

give something a rest

informal used for telling someone to stop saying or doing something that is annoying you

pack it in

Britishinformal used for telling someone to stop doing something that is annoying you

cut it/that out

spoken used for telling someone to stop doing something that you do not like

don’t bother

used for telling someone that they do not need to do something for you. You can also say this in a way that shows you think someone has not been very helpful

must you?

used for telling someone that what they are doing annoys you

hold it

used for telling someone not to move

can ill afford (to do) something

formal used for saying that someone should definitely not do something because it will cause problems

knock it off

used for telling someone to stop doing something

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More synonyms

come off it

used for telling someone to stop doing or saying something

enough already

used for saying that you want something to stop

enough is enough

used for saying that something must stop

the game is up

used for saying that the truth has been discovered, especially when someone has been doing something wrong and will have to stop

hold still

used for telling someone not to move

less of

used for telling someone to stop doing something

that’s (quite) enough

used for telling someone to stop behaving badly

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