give it a rest

idiom

informal
used to tell someone to stop talking about something
Oh, give it a rest! I don't want to hear it.

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“Give it a rest.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/give%20it%20a%20rest. Accessed 8 Dec. 2022.

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