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Stop; enough.‘Bas! Stop pestering me!’
- ‘Another kick in the groin? Bas!’
- ‘Another villain hurled from the 23rd floor? Bas!’
- ‘Once the flour is finally made and the first loaf baked, everyone from a given family partakes until they say bas (enough).’
From Hindi, from Persian.
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