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Ways of telling someone to stop doing something - synonyms or related words

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 in

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informal

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

cut 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 off

used for telling someone to stop doing something

bit rot

when electronic information is lost because the software or devices needed to read it are no longer available

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