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Meaning of “give it a rest” in the English Dictionary

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give it a rest

informal said when you ​want someone to ​stoptalking about or doing something that is ​annoying you: Oh, give it a rest, can't you?
(Definition of give it a rest from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “give it a rest”
in Chinese (Simplified) 不要说了, 别再做了…
in Chinese (Traditional) 不要說了, 別再做了…
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