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end upTo conclude, turn out, sometimes unexpectedly.
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bitter endThat part of an anchor cable which is abaft the bitts and thus remains onboard when a ship is riding at anchor.
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bitter endThe end of a long and difficult process.
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business endThe part of a tool or other similar item, that is physically used for its operation, rather than the part which is held.
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come to an endTo stop; to cease; to no longer continue.
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dead endA path or strategy that goes nowhere or is blocked on one end.
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dead endcul-de-sac
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deep endA situation where expertise or experience is required.
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deep endThe part of a swimming pool with relatively deep water.
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end ofA short form of end of story.
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end stateThe specified situation at the successful completion of the final phase of a military operation.
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end stateUsed other than as an idiom: Any ending state..
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end upTo arrive at a destination, sometimes unexpectedly.
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end upTo eventually do.
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living endThe most extreme form of something or the final and most impactful development in a series of events - whether favorable or unfavorable
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loose endA small job that needs to be done, or minor problem that needs to be resolved, before a task can be considered complete.
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loose endThe end of a rope that has not been fastened.
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on endRemarkably long; continuously.
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on endUpright; erect; endways.
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The EndUsed traditionally at the end of a story.
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The EndUsed to indicate the termination of something
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wits' endA. 1911, John Muir, in John Muir and Michael P. Branch, John Muir's Last Journey: South to the Amazon and East to Africa, 2002, page 138.
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wits' endLimit of one's sanity or mental capacity; point of desperation.
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stand on endTo stand erect, bristle, especially from fear.
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at the receiving endAlternative form of on the receiving end.
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get on the end ofTo connect with.
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in at the deep end
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know which end is upTo possess sound judgment or common sense; to have a clear understanding of a situation.
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on the receiving endbeing the victim of an unpleasant action
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to that endFor that reason, with that goal, intending to produce that result.
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get one's end awayTo have sex.
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arse end of nowhereA very remote place.
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end of the lineFinal cessation or discontinuance of a process, institution, or person, especially one which has existed for a considerable period of time; death.
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end of the lineThe termination point of a railway or similar transportation system.
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end of the worldAny change that seems catastrophic or devastating.
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end of the worldEnd of habitability for life on Earth.
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end of the worldEnd of humanity.
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end of the worldEnd of the planet Earth.
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hold up one's endI'm holding up my end and you had better hold up yours.
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hold up one's endTo hold up one's end of the bargain; to fulfill one's promise or obligation.
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not know which end is upTo have no common sense; to be ignorant of the most basic facts; to be very confused.
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off the deep endCrazy, erratic, or irrational.
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put an end toTo terminate or abolish something.
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short end of the stickA situation, opportunity, or outcome which is less favorable than situations, opportunities, or outcomes experienced by or available to others.
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the end of one's ropeAt the limit of one’s patience, when one is so frustrated or annoyed that one can no longer take it..
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thin end of the wedgeSomething that if allowed or accepted to a small degree would lead to systematic encroachment.
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at the end of one's tetherAt the limit of one’s patience; frustrated or annoyed..
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like the back end of a busVery unattractive.
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throw in at the deep endTo introduce a person to a new situation without adequately preparing him or her.
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all good things come to an endNothing lasts forever.
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