enough is enough


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Enough is enough.

Prov. That is enough, and there should be no more.; Stop! Stop asking for money! Enough is enough! I've heard all the complaining from you that I can take. Enough is enough!
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(say) enough is enough

this must stop The movie was so boring that I decided enough is enough and got up and left. I am tired of being treated badly, and I say enough is enough.
Usage notes: usually said of something that is not interesting or pleasant
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enough is enough

something that you say in order to tell someone that you think what is happening should stop Look, enough is enough. He's borrowed £300 already.
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enough is enough

One should be satisfied; stop, there should be no more. For example, No more speeches-enough is enough, or as Robert Southey put it ( The Doctor, 1834): "As for money, enough is enough; no man can enjoy more." This expression already appeared in John Heywood's proverb collection of 1546 and is often used as an interjection (first example).
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