One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘let's nip this unpleasantness in the bud before it goes any further’
curtail, cut short, strangle at birth, check, cut off, thwart, beat, frustrate, curb, stop, halt, arrest, stifle, obstruct, impede, block, squash, quash, subdue, quell, crack down on, stamp out
informal squelch, put the kibosh on, clobber
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