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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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But it was gone in a minute, and he sturdily rejoined that the gentleman must look out for somebody else, as he did think he might have done at first.
I did not make the allowances,' said she, `which I ought to have done, for his temper and spirits his delightful spirits, and that gaiety, that playfulness of disposition, which, under any other circumstances, would, I am sure, have been as constantly bewitching to me, as they were at first.
Weston, if there were an account drawn up of the evil and the good I have done Miss Fairfax
How D'Artagnan drew, as a Fairy would have done, a Country-seat from a Deal Box
Others are developing methods for destroying foreign genes that have done their job, to ensure that they don't spread to wild plants.