bring the curtain down

Bring the curtain down
If you bring the curtain down on something, you bring it to a end.

The small dictionary of idiomes. 2014.

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  • bring down the curtain on — bring to an end her decision brought down the curtain on a glittering 30 year career …   Useful english dictionary

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