put a stop to
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put a stop to (something)
To stop, cease, or conclude something. I'm going to put a stop to the corruption in this department once and for all! I wish my parents would put a stop to their bickering and just be civil to one another!
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put a stop to somethingand put an end to something
to bring something to an end. I want you to put a stop to all this bad behavior. Please put an end to this conversation.
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