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Is "Deja de!" idiomatic for "Stop it!"?

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Is "¡Deja de!" (with no added infinitive verb) idiomatic for "Stop it!"

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updated JUL 6, 2010
posted by mahonabee

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"Stop it!" = "¡basta ya!" or "¡Para!" Only "¡Deja de!" not have sense. Have sense: "¡Deja de hacer eso!" or "¡Déjalo ya!" , always "¡Deja de + ..."

updated JUL 6, 2010
posted by kawalero
Muchas gracias -- that's what I thought! - mahonabee, JUL 6, 2010
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