enough is enough




Idiom Definition

Idiom Definition - enough is enough

"enough is enough"

this must stop as no more will be tolerated

 

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Idiom Scenario 1

Idiom Definition - enough is enough

Two colleagues are talking ...

Colleague 1:  I understand that the company is in difficulty and that measures have to be taken but enough is enough.

Colleague 2:  I agree. I could understand closing the company cafeteria and curtailing all non-business related expenses. I was even OK when we had to take a five percent pay cut last quarter but to announce another ten percent pay cut this quarter is more than I can tolerate.

Colleague 1:  Yes. It is time to look for another job.



Idiom Scenario 2

Idiom Definition - enough is enough

Two mothers are talking ...

Mother 1:  I understand that raising a boy and a girl only one year apart in age can be a challenge but lately their constant fighting and bickering is starting to drive me crazy. There doesn't seem to ever be even one moment's peace in my house.

Mother 2:  I suppose at some point you just have to say enough is enough and start to enforce some strict discipline. Start taking away privileges and sending them to their rooms and you might see some behavioral changes.

Mother 1:  You're right. I have to put my foot down and take control.





enough is enough - Usage:

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enough is enough - Gerund Form:

There is no gerund form for enough is enough.



enough is enough - Examples:

1)  ... or the court action, our aim is to galvanise society to say that enough is enough.

2)  Enough is enough; we can no longer take this. 

3)  Today, Penn State is drawing a line and imposing critical changes. Enough is enough.

4)  ... and trample on us? Why do they want us to kneel before them? Enough is enough. We will face them head-on.

5)  I say to you enough is enough. No more money. No more troops. No more Americans coming ...

6)  ... that means the daughters need to be taught to say no, enough is enough. Every parent should teach their son to respect women.

7)  ... not want this issue to further disturb the peace of the region and we say enough is enough.

8)  ... leave their positions because they have failed the country and they are failing everyone. Enough is enough! They must vamoose and relinquish political power.

9)  Unfortunately for the federation, the answer appears to be no. 'Enough is enough': US women's hockey team plan boycott over low pay.

10)  ... people desperate for their basic rights to food, water, health and security -- enough is enough. I urge all parties to the conflict, and those with influence ...

11)  Enough is enough. We are not elected to let people die without medical treatment.

12)  Enough is enough. If the doctors fail to resume work, government will not sit ...

13)  ... for having the courage to say "enough is enough" and do something about it.

14)  When I said enough is enough of this madness they said I was trying to incite violence but the ...

15)  We need to see belief and bravery in that game and say enough is enough, it's gone on far too long.

16)  We need to learn when to slow down. We need to know when enough is enough. We need to spend some time alone.

17)  ... are going to bring a revolution to this country. Enough is enough, we are tired.

18)  Let us meet in the court of law and debate it out. Enough is enough.

19)  ... or wrong, but there needs to be a tipping point where you say "enough is enough" and move on. You don't wait until you lose 90% ...

20)  ... sometimes you have to put sentiment to one side and say enough is enough.