Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts

that's (it/enough)

that's itthat's enough
1) used to say that something has ended, that something is correct, or that you have had your fill of something
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    • That's it/enough for today, see you again tomorrow
  • Analysis
    'That's it!' is an expression used to show approval, encouragement or to indicate that something is correct. You can use 'that's it' to show that something is completed or finished. "That's it for me, I'm afraid. I can't eat any more food!", "That's it, I've finally finished my essay." It can be used to say that something is correct, or that something is sufficient. "Could you close the curtain? The sun is in my eyes. That's it! Thank you." "I just came to the park for a walk and that's it." "Do you spell it C-I-A-R-A?, Yes, that's it!" 'That's it' can also be used in frustration to say you are angry or have had enough of something. "That's it, I've had enough of this job. I quit."  In the same way, you can say 'that's enough' to indicate that you wish for something to stop. "That's enough. No more messing in the house. You will break something."
  • Social Examples (Basic)
    1. That's enough! I'm sick of listening to you two arguing. Just shake hands and end it now.
    2. That's it! Finally you are starting to get the hang of the instrument!
    3. Well, that's it for the time being. If any more news comes in I will let you know.
  • Professional Examples (Basic)
    1. Okay, that's enough for today, class. I will see you all back here again tomorrow bright and early.
    2. That's it, I quit! I'm not going to sit here and take that kind of abuse from you, even if you are my boss!
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