have done

Stop or cease, as in Have done—enough of this nonsense. This idiom is also put as have done with, as in This arrangement won't work; let's find a new one and have done with it. The past participle done has been used in the sense of “finished” since about 1300. Also see have to do with.

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How to use have done in a sentence

  • The small lady gave the blunderer a grave, brief, now-you-have-done-it glance and looked down.

    Kincaid's Battery | George W. Cable
  • Ripton is a dead shot in what Cousin Austin calls the Kingdom of 'would-have-done' and 'might-have-been.'

  • We-just-won't-acknowledge-a-man-is- great-until-the-whites-have done-so.

    Overshadowed | Sutton E. Griggs