call time on (something)

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call time on (something)

To end or conclude something. Primarily heard in UK. You need to call time on this relationship—it's just too toxic.
See also: call, on, time

call time on something

mainly BRITISH, JOURNALISM
COMMON If you call time on something, you end it. Scott Hastings has called time on his international career by cutting short his contract. Note: This expression originates in British pubs where the landlord calls time to tell drinkers that the pub is about to close.
See also: call, on, something, time