What is the meaning of " Come and desist from this girl."?
Mar 11, 2010 6:29 AM
Answers · 2
It means to stop seeing the girl or to keep away from her.
March 11, 2010
Desist isn't used often, and when it is used it's usually in the form of "cease and desist!"
The meanings of the two verbs don't match up neatly, so perhaps a clearer punctuation for the sentence is "Come, and desist from this girl".