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- Then he can disappear and leave you to put the kibosh on him. - "The Desire of the Moth; and The Come On", Eugene Manlove Rhodes.
- If Collier were here, he'd probably put the kibosh on it- if he found out before the trade was closed. - "Lefty Locke Pitcher-Manager", Burt L. Standish.
- This crook's clever all right, but I got the kibosh on him this time. - "The Brass Bowl", Louis Joseph Vance.