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say when

decide when to ​stop or end something: She ​startedpouring the ​water and told me to "say when." Note: Used esp. when giving someone food or drink.
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say when

said when you are ​pouring a ​drink for someone and you ​want them to ​tell you when to ​stoppouring
(Definition of say when from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “say when”
in Chinese (Simplified) 斟够了请说一声…
in Chinese (Traditional) 斟夠了請說一聲…
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