Das Maß ist voll!

English Translation

Enough is enough!

An expression in German: das Maß ist voll – Wiktionary

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The cup is full! would respect the original idea a bit more!

Not necessarily.
In old times pupils had a “Maß”, a list where they got entries for misbehaviour. If the list was full, they where punished, usually beaten. I think this is the origin of the saying.
Maybe you are thinking of “die Maß” (Bier), a one-liter-jug of beer in southern Germany.

Joke to remember: “Die Maß ist wieder nicht voll! Jetzt ist das Maß aber voll! Hängt den Wirt.”


Fascinating insight. Thanks a lot.

I had only a graduated vessel in mind, not necessarily beer!