cut it out


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cut it out

also cut that out
stop talking or doing something His friends kept fooling around, and he kept hoping they'd cut it out.
Usage notes: often used as an order: Nora, stop it. Cut it out.
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cut it out

Stop, desist, as in Cut it out, stop teasing your sister. [c. 1900] Also see cut it, def. 1.
See also: cut, out