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    Kibosh, Kybosh

    To put the Kybosh or Kibosh on something is to stop it dead in its tracks.

    Usually used in connection with over-ambitious projects or general cost-cutting measures.

    Example usage:

    “I’m sorry, but I had to put the Kibosh on your fact-finding trip to the Seychelles, we just can’t afford it right now!”.

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