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quit (one's) bellyaching

To stop griping or complaining. Often said as an order. A: "But I don't like broccoli!" B: "Just quit your bellyaching and eat it!" If the kids don't quit their bellyaching soon, I'm going to turn this car around and take us right back home.
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And even as I write this essay, Delhi has finally quit bellyaching about air pollution and stirred itself to do something about it by placing curbs on the number of private cars plying the streets.
As it gets closer to feeding time, the pig gets noisier and noisier, so I decide to go feed her so she will quit bellyaching. As I enter her pen, I can tell she is quite excited by the foam around her mouth.
So quit bellyaching and just do what I tell you to do and we can get started."