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cap off

To finish something, often in a particularly good or bad way. A noun can be used between "cap" and "off" or after "off." Come on, we need to throw one last party to cap off our senior year! And then, to cap the terrible evening off, the waiter dropped my dinner in my lap!
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Australia continued its dominance up until the fourth quarter and took a 70-49 lead with Matthew Hodgson capping off a 16-1 run for the Boomers at the 8:19 mark of the period.
Tuesday night saw protestors in Tahrir Square attacked by armed assailants, capping off a tense day in Cairo.
CDATA[ Capping off a day of conflicting reports, govt finally votes to approve new map of national priority areas.
Capping off yet another successful year in 2005, the DAV was presented with three MarCom Creative Award statuettes, given to honor excellence and in recognition of the creativity that is the hallmark of our outreach programs.
Capping off an effort that began in early 2004, the newly expanded TME Technical Centre has grown nearly 2.
Capping off August by handling the $95 million dollar sale of the Clearwater Portfolio, a collection of
Capping off a yearlong international search, the Center Theatre Group's board of directors has named a successor to Artistic Director Gordon Davidson - CTG's only artistic leader in its 36-year history.
This November the renowned singer will finally get the chance to perform at Carnegie Hall, capping off an American recital tour with a performance at the fabled venue.
The Slingers used a 21-4 game-closing run to fend off Alab Pilipinas with AJ Mandani capping off the surge with a mid-range jumper.
And, capping off this success, she has also achieved something more important--the admiration, friendship and trust of her many clients.
SANTA CLARITA - Capping off a weeklong marathon of 60 independently produced films, the Santa Clarita International Film Festival will honor the late Charles Schulz, creator of ``Peanuts,'' with a lifetime achievement award on March 17.
Police arrested five people, capping off a two-week investigation that began when members of the department's narcotics unit began watching a Burbank home, said Lt.
The Panthers took a 13-6 lead late in the first quarter on Hobba's 2-yard touchdown run - capping off a 5-play, 76-yard drive.