put a stop to

put a stop to
put a stop to (something) to stop something.

I wish I could put a stop to those annoying phone calls.


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  • put a stop to — cause (an activity) to end she would have to put a stop to all this nonsense …   Useful english dictionary

  • put a stop to something — put a stop/end/to something phrase to make something stop happening, especially something bad or unpleasant You ought to put a stop to that sort of behaviour. Thesaurus: to prevent something from happeningsynonym to kill a person or animal …   Useful english dictionary

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  • put a stop to something — put a stop to (something) to stop something. I wish I could put a stop to those annoying phone calls …   New idioms dictionary

  • put a stop to — stop …   English contemporary dictionary

  • put a stop to. — See stop verb senses 1, 7. → stop …   Useful english dictionary

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