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give it a rest

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishgive it a restgive it a restspoken especially British EnglishQUIET used to tell someone to stop talking about something because they are annoying you Give it a rest, Jack! rest
Examples from the Corpus
give it a restTake your head off and give it a rest.I think you should just give it a rest for a few weeks.You've been complaining all day. Why don't you just give it a rest?It is not only more kind, but more intelligent, to give it a rest or let it slow down.There was a reason for stopping, at least a reason to give it a rest.It was time to give it a rest.
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