give it a restINFORMAL
This page is about the conversational phrase give it a rest
You can use this to firmly tell someone to stop doing something that's annoying or disturbing you.
- After my flatmate had been playing the drums for an hour, I said, "Give it a rest, mate. I'm trying to study."
- Our teenage son kept telling us what was wrong with the world, so I said, "Give it a rest, Pete. It's not all bad."
Jiang said, "Give it a rest, Lian!" He wouldn't stop
Contributor: Matt Errey