rest my case

rest my case
have no more arguments, have completed my work

After speaking for abortion for an hour, he said, "I rest my case."

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  • rest your case — legal 1) used in a court of law by a lawyer for saying that they have finished explaining their case and are ready for the judge or jury to decide it The defence rests its case. 2) I rest my case humorous used for saying that what has just… …   English dictionary

  • rest your case — …   Useful english dictionary

  • I rest my case. — something that you say when someone says or does something that proves the truth of something you have just said. It s time Nigel left home, or he ll never learn to be independent. He doesn t even know how to boil an egg. I rest my case …   New idioms dictionary

  • I rest my case — you have proved that what I just said is true. Ned s mother said he needs to leave home or he ll never be independent. His sister said, “But he can t even do his wash!” and his mother replied, “I rest my case.” …   New idioms dictionary

  • rest — vi: to bring to an end voluntarily the introduction of evidence in a case the defense rest s vt: to cease presenting evidence pertinent to (a case) I rest my case Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • I rest my case — (Law) said by one of the side of a legal case in order to indicate that he/she is finished presenting witnesses …   English contemporary dictionary

  • rest — rest1 [ rest ] noun *** 1. ) singular the people or things that remain: Jim had become separated from the rest and gotten completely lost. rest of: The rest of the gang s leaders were either dead or in jail. 2. ) count or uncount a period of time …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • rest — rest1 W1S1 [rest] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1 the rest 2¦(relaxing)¦ 3 put/set somebody s mind at rest 4 come to rest 5 give it a rest 6 give something a rest 7 at rest 8 and all the rest of it 9 and the rest 10 lay/put something …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • rest — 1 /rest/ noun 1 the rest what is left after everything else has been used, dealt with, killed etc: I got half way through reciting the poem and couldn t remember the rest. | At least four of the enemy were killed and the rest fled. (+ of): He ll… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • rest */*/*/ — I UK [rest] / US noun Word forms rest : singular rest plural rests 1) a) [singular] the part of something that remains I m not really hungry – do you want the rest? rest of: We spent the rest of the day watching TV. Rain will spread to the rest… …   English dictionary

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