call it quits call it quits

Definition(s):

  • (v) stop doing what one is doing

Usage(s):

  1. Campaign statement says the candidate will NOT call it quits Tuesday in New York.
  2. The Texas Republican announced Tuesday that he'll call it quits in 2002 after spending 18 years in the Senate and six years in the House.
  3. Despite saying he would call it quits after his 2004 effort Patience, the former Wham! star is rumored to have a new album in the works, about which he's keeping mum.

News

  1. Bike for sight: Islander will ride to Ann Arbor to raise awareness

    After being through a number of different contact lenses over the years and dealing with discomfort, Emma O’Farrell decided to call it quits and accept that this was how she was going to live.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Ile Camera

  2. Elaine Stritch comes home to Michigan, but retirement isn't on her agenda

    A Broadway legend, Elaine Stritch has just moved back home to Michigan after a grand lifetime in New York City. Headlining this weekend's Cars & Stars gala at Music Hall, the 88-year-old isn't ready to call it quits just yet.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Detroit Free Press

  3. Zoe Kravitz and Penn Badgley split: Report

    By VERONICA LINARES, UPI.com Zoe Kravitz and Penn Badgley call it quits after two years, according to a source.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: UPI

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