have done with (someone or something)(redirected from have done with them)
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have done with (someone or something)
To be finished with someone or something; to cease being involved with someone or something. I've been working on this essay for hours now, so I'm just going to write the conclusion and have done with it. That group has been a really negative influence in my life, so I've decided to have done with them altogether.
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.
be/have ˈdone with somebody/something(especially British English) no longer be involved with somebody/something or do something, especially something unpleasant: I’m fed up with you lot! I’m done with you for ever! ♢ Let’s have done with this silly argument.
have done with
To stop; cease: Have done with your quibbling!