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bring something to a close

 and bring something to an end; bring something to a climax
to end something; to cause something to reach its final point and stop. I think it is time to bring this matter to a close. The incident has been brought to a climax.
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come to a close

 and come to an end; come to a climax
to end; to progress to an ending. The celebration came to an end about midnight.
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Makavejev's protagonist is the last Soviet solider left in the no-longer-divided city, the child of the lovers Alexei and Natasha, reunited in the presence of Stalin at Fall of Berlin's suitably ecstatic climax.
His mimetic enactment of the Rustics' playlet follows a dance climax and causes the ballet's momentum to sag.
Hartnett, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer said, The addition of Climax Metal Products Company supports our long term growth strategy as we continue to expand and complement our existing product portfolio, customer base and distribution channels.
The record cards - that feature a so-called "shagchart" on one side and "chunderchart" on the other - are being given out in freshers' packs to students around the city by Climax Promotions.
The cast of Persona 3 and Persona 4 team-up to compete in the P-1 Climax, a series of battles which must be won before the world ends and to discover the mastermind behind the P-1 Climax tournament.
Climax Packaging Machinery declared that it will launch the new CanDo packer at the PMMI Pack Expo show in November.
The Climax BW1000 AutoBoreWelder is an automated spiral welding system that provides high quality bore welding technology in a ruggedly constructed, highly portable and easily affordable package.
Climax: The History of Colorado's Climax Molybdenum Mine, Second Edition
Suri was given the award for the diffusion of sexual ecstasy through time, space and consciousness at the climax of an extended sex scene involving all three main characters.
Q I AM very happy with my girlfriend but there is one problem - she finds it hard to climax with me.
Summary: Muscat: Stage is set for yet another presitigous climax of the season and incidentally, Suwaiq .
THE climax to the Masters was one of the best passages of sport I have seen since, well, since the climax to the Ryder Cup at Medinah last year.
PUBLIC Security have been crowned Bahrain Cricket Association (BCA) T20 Silver Cup champions following a 49-run victory over ABM Climax in the final played out the Safra grounds.
A spokesman for the royals said yesterday: "It marks the climax of the relay around the UK.
IT'S the ultimate goal of great sex and the pinnacle of enjoyment - but an estimated one in 10 women never achieve orgasm and many more find climax difficult.