call it quits
phrasal to call it a day ; quit

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • call it quits — {v. phr.}, {informal} 1. To decide to stop what you are doing; quit. * /When Tom had painted half the garage, he called it quits./ 2. To agree that each side in a fight is satisfied; stop fighting because a wrong has been paid back; say things… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • call it quits — {v. phr.}, {informal} 1. To decide to stop what you are doing; quit. * /When Tom had painted half the garage, he called it quits./ 2. To agree that each side in a fight is satisfied; stop fighting because a wrong has been paid back; say things… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • call it quits — ► call it quits 1) agree that terms are now equal. 2) decide to abandon an activity. Main Entry: ↑quits …   English terms dictionary

  • call it quits — 1. to stop doing something. The relationship had been going from bad to worse and we just decided it was time to call it quits. 2. to agree with someone that a debt has been paid and that no one owes money to anyone. You paid for the theatre… …   New idioms dictionary

  • call it quits —    When people temporarily stop doing something or put an end to an activity, they call it quits.     OK, we re all exhausted, so let s call it quits for today …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • call it quits — informal 1) to agree that neither person owes the other one anything Take five pounds and we ll call it quits. 2) to leave a job or stop doing something permanently He s decided to call it quits after three years as editor in chief …   English dictionary

  • call it quits — verb stop doing what one is doing At midnight, the student decided to call it quits and closed his books • Syn: ↑call it a day • Hypernyms: ↑discontinue, ↑stop, ↑cease, ↑give up, ↑quit, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • call it quits — verb To conclude; to quit or stop an activity, especially after applying oneself to it for a significant period of time. If youve been working so long that youre making matters worse, it might be time to call it quits and stop for the night …   Wiktionary

  • call it quits — stop doing something, quit what you are doing    The dust is bothering all of us. I think we should call it quits …   English idioms

  • call\ it\ quits — v. phr. informal 1. To decide to stop what you are doing; quit. When Tom had painted half the garage, he called it quits. 2. To agree that each side in a fight is satisfied; stop fighting because a wrong has been paid back; say things are even.… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • call it quits — stop, finish He called it quits and went home for the day …   Idioms and examples

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