Phrase of the Day: ‘to pull the plug on something’

English lesson - to pull the plug on something

‘to pull the plug on something’  /tuː pʊl ðə plʌg ɒn ˈsʌmθɪŋ/

This means to stop a business or project from continuing, usually by deciding not to give it any more money or support. It’s often used in business and politics.

“The management have pulled the plug on the research project.”