Idiom:  call it quits

Definition

Idiom:  call it quits

  • to stop doing something
  • to end a relationship


Example sentences

  • I tried and tried to learn speak French but now I’m calling it quits.
  • Are you really going to call it quits with your diet after just two days?
  • My parents called it quits and got divorced a few months ago.
  • Nobody smokes anymore. You really need to call it quits with the cigarettes.
  • My therapist told me that I have a pattern of calling it quits with my girlfriends after the first year of dating and I need to explore why I'm doing this.
  • I love my boyfriend but I'm calling it quits because his family doesn't like me and it's causing me way too much stress.
  • My fiance called it quits the week before the wedding. When he discovered I can keep the ring because he ended the engagement, he actually tried to get back together with me!
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Synonyms

  • call it a day
  • hang it up
  • break off
  • call off
  • put an end to


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