Re: "Knock it off" or "Leave off"
|From:||ROGER MILLS <rfmilly@...>|
|Date:||Monday, September 15, 2008, 21:20|
Philip Newton wrote:
>On Mon, Sep 1, 2008 at 06:29, Scotto Hlad <scott.hlad@...> wrote:
> > Anyway, I have found myslef just looking at her and saying, "Give it a
>restï¿½" or "Knock it offï¿½" or "Leave off." It has me wondering what a
>Pilovese person would say to the whole affair. Even in French, I'm not sure
>what one would say beyond, "Arrï¿½t" or "Assez" as neither of them can
>convey the tone of being wearied or annoyed with the situation.
>I thought of something in German the other day -- it's fairly common
>to hear "Aus!", especially to a dog. It basically means "Stop what
>you're doing, immediately; that's enough!".
>I seem to recall hearing/seeing French "Laisse(z) Ã§a!"