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give it a rest

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give it a rest

verb phrase

  1. To stop; ease up on •Often a firm command: ok, give it a rest, huh, Joe?/ You won't get anything tonight. Give it a break, okay?
  2. To stop talking about something: your damn family; give it a rest ( first form 1882+)
The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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