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Meaning of “call it quits” in the English Dictionary

"call it quits" in British English

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call it quits

UK informal to ​stop doing something (US call it even) to ​agree with someone that a ​debt has been ​paid and that no one ​owes anything more: I ​paid for last week's ​shopping and you ​paid for this week's, so let's call it ​quits.
(Definition of call it quits from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"call it quits" in American English

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call it quits

to ​agree to ​stop what you are doing: Let’s call it ​quits for today and get together first thing ​tomorrow.
(Definition of call it quits from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “call it quits”
in Chinese (Simplified) 停止做, 同意债务已偿清…
in Chinese (Traditional) 停止做, 同意債務已還清…
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