knock it off!

knock it off!
STOP IT; informal cut it out, give it a rest, leave off, pack it in, lay off; Brit. informal give over.
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knock it ˈoff! idiom
(informal) used to tell sb to stop making a noise, annoying you, etc.

Knock it off, kids— I'm trying to work.

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