crash the pips
 v. phr.— «The presenter over-runs on an item because the guest is so strong, and you have to lop off a bit in the summer salads item or—crime of crimes—pot cut a feature. A second over and you’ve crashed the pips for the 11am news bulletin.» —“Empowering Afghan Women” by Rachel Ellison BBC Worldservice Oct. 17, 2005. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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