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bring to an end

This page is about the collocation bring to an end

collocation pattern: verb + noun

Meaning

to conclude an event, a process, a sequence, etc.

For example

  • It's time we brought the meeting to an end.

  • If we don't bring an end to the conflict now, it'll go on forever.

Note:
Related collocations include "bring to a conclusion", "bring to a close", "bring to completion", etc.

Quick Quiz

The team's string of victories was brought to an end when

a. they were nearly beaten

b. they lost their next game

c. they won another game

Contributor: Matt Errey