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That is quite enough; I don't need or want any more. Janet: "Would you like any more turkey, Steve?" Steve: "No, Janet, that'll do, thank you." That will do, dear, now dry your eyes and stop crying, please.
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That will do.

That is enough.; Do no more. That'll do, Billy. Stop your crying. "That will do," said Mr. Jones when he had heard enough of our arguing.
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that will do

That is enough, that will suffice, as in Please don't give me more peas; that will do, or That will do, children! There's to be no running near the pool. [Late 1800s]
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that will ˈdo

(informal) used to order somebody to stop doing or saying something: That’ll do! I’ve heard enough of your complaints.
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References in classic literature ?
It'll be a dark night; I've got a horthe that'll do anything but thpeak; I've got a pony that'll go fifteen mile an hour with Childerth driving of him; I've got a dog that'll keep a man to one plathe four-and-twenty hourth.
Only in this case I guess it's me that'll do the plowin'," Billy approved.
That's not so bad," said the sergeant, reflecting; "even if I was forced to halt here nigh two hours, that'll do.
That's good, that'll do," said Passepartout to himself.
Come, that'll do, you can go," said Stepan Arkadyevitch, blushing suddenly.
Cyrus Dailami What they say Paul Nicholls, trainer of Classic Swain, That'll Do and Hoo La Baloo "We ran Classic Swain in the race last year and he finished second.
The carmaker has also launched an ecoFLEX version of the Insignia Sports Tourer that'll do 53.
Easier said than done, my friend, but let me just say three names and hopefully that'll do it: Ryan Wong (The Wongs, the Reatards), Jay Reatard (the Reatards, Lost Sounds) and Alicja (Lost Sounds).