that's that

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that's that

Also, that takes care of that. There's no more to be said or done; the matter is finished, the issue is settled. For example, Dad's not buying you a television set, and that's that, or We've paid all we owe, and that takes care of that. [Early 1800s]

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
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