call it quits


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  • verb

Synonyms for call it quits

stop doing what one is doing

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With the exception of Vermont, where a same-sex couple wanting to dissolve its civil union can go through the same family court system as married couples wanting a divorce, there is precious little legal framework for same-sex couples who call it quits.
Although a few stick around until a new president has been elected and the moving vans roll up, most others call it quits much sooner--after they lose a power struggle, burn out, or just decide they need some more time at home or money in the bank.
The reasons to call it quits, even as soon as this summer, stand in a pile from the thin soles of those old-man slippers to the top of his shaved head.
When the cost of tiredness and sore feet outweigh the benefits of more candy, that's when kids call it quits.
It's our show, and we want to call it quits,'' he said.