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that's (quite) enough!

This page is about the conversational phrase that's (quite) enough!

Meaning

You can say this if you want someone to stop behaving badly or annoying you.

For example

  • My kids were arguing, so I said, "That's quite enough! I won't have you shouting like that!"

  • The cops were holding some protesters when the mayor said, "That's enough, you guys! Let them go."

Quick Quiz

If someone says "That's quite enough!", they must think you're

a. doing something wrong

b. doing something right

c. doing something well

Contributor: Matt Errey