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Related to called it quits: pick up on
On even terms with by payment or requital: I am finally quits with the loan.
[Middle English, probably alteration (influenced by Medieval Latin quittus, quītus, past participle of quītāre, to free) of quit, rid of a debt, from Old French quiter; see quit.]
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1. on an equal footing; even: now we are quits.
2. call it quits to agree to end a dispute, contest, etc, agreeing that honours are even
an exclamation indicating willingness to give up
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on equal terms by repayment or retaliation.Idioms:
call it quits, to end an activity, relationship, etc.
[1470–80; perhaps < Medieval Latin quittus quit]
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|Adj.||1.||quits - on equal terms by payment or requital; "we're now quits"; "finally quits with the loan"|
equal - having the same quantity, value, or measure as another; "on equal terms"; "all men are equal before the law"
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quits[kwɪts] ADJ to be quits with sb → estar en paz con algn
now we're quits! → ¡ahora estamos en paz!
to call it quits (= give up) → rendirse
let's call it quits (in argument) → hagamos las paces; (when settling bill) → digamos que quedamos en paz
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
to be quits → être quitte
We're quits → Nous sommes quittes.
to be quits with sb → être quitte envers qn
to call it quits → en rester là
Let's call it quits → Restons-en là.
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
quits[kwɪts] adv to be quits (with sb) → essere pari (con qn)
let's call it quits → adesso siamo pari
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995