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enough is enough

This page is about the conversational phrase enough is enough

Meaning

You can say this if something should stop because it's been allowed to continue for too long.

For example

  • The kids had been running around and shouting for a while when their dad said, "Come on, you guys. Enough is enough."

  • "Enough is enough! We can't allow these companies to destroy our forests any longer!"

Quick Quiz

You can say "Enough is enough!" if you want something to stop

a. soon enough

b. right now

c. later on

Contributor: Matt Errey