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all right(y) already
Please stop; that's enough. Typically used as an expression of frustration. All right already! We can have pizza for dinner tonight, just stop whining about it! All righty already! I'm turning off the TV because I can't watch that movie one more time!
Stop; that's enough. An imperative for one to stop doing what they're doing. Enough already! I've heard everything you have to say—now, I need some time to make my own decision.
See also: enough
that ship (has) already sailed
Some option, choice, or opportunity is no longer available or possible. I thought I'd still be eligible for their internship program, but it sounds like that ship already sailed. If you were hoping to ask Mollie out, that ship has already sailed—she's going to the dance with Peter.
that train (has) already left the station
Some option, choice, or opportunity is no longer available or possible. I thought I'd still be eligible for their internship program, but it sounds like that train already left the station. If you were hoping to ask Mollie out, that train has already left the station—she's going to the dance with Peter.
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.
All right(y) already!
Inf. an impatient way of indicating agreement or acquiescence. Alice: All right already! Stop pushing me! Mary: I didn't do anything! Bill: Come on! Get over here! Bob: All righty already! Don't rush me!
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
All right already!and All righty already!
phr. All right!; Okay. (The second version is more comical than rude.) All right already! Stop pushing me!
All righty already!verb
exclam. That is enough! Stop! Please stop! Enough, already!
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.