put a stopper on (something)

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put a stopper on (something)

To stop, cease, or conclude something. I'm going to put a stopper on the corruption in this department once and for all! I wish my sisters would put a stopper on their bickering and just be civil to one another!
See also: on, put, stopper

put a (or the) stopper on

cause something to end or become quiet.
See also: on, put, stopper