call quits


call quits
разг а) прекрати́ть (делать что-л.)
б) помири́ться
в) отказа́ться от (вре́дной) привы́чки

The Americanisms. English-Russian dictionary.. 2014.

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  • quits — [kwıts] adj informal [Date: 1600 1700; Origin: Probably from quit free of ; QUITE] 1.) be quits BrE if two people are quits, neither one owes anything to the other = ↑straight ▪ I ll give you £10, and then we re quits. 2.) call it quits …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • call it quits — {v. phr.}, {informal} 1. To decide to stop what you are doing; quit. * /When Tom had painted half the garage, he called it quits./ 2. To agree that each side in a fight is satisfied; stop fighting because a wrong has been paid back; say things… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • call it quits — {v. phr.}, {informal} 1. To decide to stop what you are doing; quit. * /When Tom had painted half the garage, he called it quits./ 2. To agree that each side in a fight is satisfied; stop fighting because a wrong has been paid back; say things… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • quits — [ kwıts ] adjective in a situation where neither of two people owes the other one anything: Do this one last thing for me and we ll be quits. call it quits INFORMAL 1. ) to agree that neither person owes the other one anything: Take five dollars… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • quits — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ on equal terms by retaliation or repayment. ● call it quits Cf. ↑call it quits ORIGIN originally in the sense «freed from a liability or debt»: perhaps an informal abbreviation of Latin quittus, from quietus, used as a receipt (see… …   English terms dictionary

  • call it quits — ► call it quits 1) agree that terms are now equal. 2) decide to abandon an activity. Main Entry: ↑quits …   English terms dictionary

  • quits — [kwits] adj. [ME, prob. contr. < ML quittus, var. of quietus: see QUIETUS] on even terms, as by discharge of a debt, retaliation in vengeance, etc. ☆ call it quits Informal 1. to stop working, playing, etc. 2. to stop being friendly or… …   English World dictionary

  • quits — adjective informal 1 be quits (with) to be in an equal situation with someone again, especially because you have paid them what you owed: You pay for the taxi, and that ll make us quits. | If I win the next game, we ll be quits. 2 call it quits… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • call — call1 W1S1 [ko:l US ko:l] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(telephone)¦ 2¦(describe)¦ 3¦(have a name)¦ 4¦(give somebody/something a name)¦ 5¦(ask/order by speaking)¦ 6¦(arrange)¦ 7¦(say/shout)¦ 8 call yourself something 9 call the shots/tune …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • call — 1 verb HAVE/USE A NAME 1 (T) be called sth to have a particular name or title: They have a three year old son called Matthew. | What was that book called? 2 (T) to use a particular name or title when you speak to someone: My name s Alan, but you… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • quits — /kwits/, adj. 1. on equal terms by repayment or retaliation. 2. call it quits, a. to end one s activity, esp. temporarily: At 10 o clock I decided to call it quits for the day. b. to abandon an effort. 3. cry quits, to agree to end competition… …   Universalium

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