bring (sth.) to an end

bring (sth.) to an end
أَنْهَى \ bring (sth.) to an end: to cause sth. to end: The rain brought the game to an end. close: to cause to be out of use: On his death, his business had to be closed (or closed down), come or bring to an end: She closed her speech with a funny joke. complete: to finish; make perfect: I’ve just completed my studies at the university. conclude: to finish; end (a meeting, speech etc.). end: to bring to a finish: We ended the meeting at 8 o’clock. finish: to bring to an end; come to an end: Have you finished your meal? Yes, we’ve finished. terminate: to end: My job will be terminated when I reach the age of sixty.

Arabic-English glossary. 2015.

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  • bring sb down — Ⅰ. UK US bring sb/sth down Phrasal Verb with bring({{}}/brɪŋ/ verb [T] (brought, brought) ► to make someone lose their position of power, or to make something end: »This scandal could bring down the government. »Another drop in prices could bring …   Financial and business terms

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