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Difference between Cheese it and Say cheese

cheese it(sl., often imper.)

1. stop doing smth.; leave off:

  • I say, cheese it! If you bang about much more you’ll have the ceiling down.

2. run away quickly:

  • When a police car came into the neighborhood, we acted as if they were after us, and the cry went out “Cheese it, the cops!”

say cheesesaid to make smb. smile when taking his photograph:

  • They are almost certainly just saying cheese to hold their smiles…