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Let's Call It Quits ( let's stop working; let us not try anymore; we should not continue our effort ... )

"Let's Call It Quits"



"Let's call it quits" means let's stop doing it.

Example: "It is getting dark outside, and we can't see the tennis balls anymore. Let's call it quits."



You "call it quits" when you decide it is time to quit doing that thing.

Example: "I'm getting tired and we can finish tomorrow. Let's call it quits for the day."

Example: "If it is okay with you, we are going to call it quits."



"Calling it quits" can be temporary (just for now) or final (forever), meaning you will quit doing it just for now, or you will never do it again.

Example: "This relationship is not working out. Let's call it quits."



You are saying that you have decided to stop when you "call it quits".

Example: "This job is ridiculous. I'm calling it quits."



People "call it quits" when they say that they are stopping doing something.

Example: "I've been drinking too much for too long. I'm calling it quits."

Example: "Maybe it's time to call it quits."

Example: "You really should call it quits."





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