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Meaning: (in phrase (be) the end) the limit of what one can bare

For example:

  • When he called me a moron, that was the end! I got up and left.

  • After James had accused Kyle of wasting everyone's time, Kyle got angry and said, "You're the end, pal!"

Quick Quiz:

John said, "That's the end. I can't take it any more!" after Julie had
  1. poured him a drink
  2. offered him a drink
  3. thrown her drink on him

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