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end game

The final stage of some process, as in The book discussed the diplomatic end game resulting in the treaty. This term, dating from about 1880, comes from chess, where it denotes the stage of a game when most of the pieces have been removed from the board. In the mid-1900s it began to be transferred to other activities.
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Despite the sugar-coating the Conservative government may drizzle over the Afghanistan mission, Taylor and Luxton force viewers to swallow a healthy dose of reality in End Game.
Al Ghasra, on the other hand, miscalculated in the queen and pawn end game.
After the end game, the best streaker will be nominated.
The end game for the environment must be to make a safe, clean, and sustainable environment our human right; it's like our First Amendment right to freedom of speech.
Marcel Dzama: The End Game features the artist's 14 minute film, A Game of Chess, alongside related drawings, paintings, sculptures, and dioramas.
What are you doing is you are entering into what are called last mile or end game negotiations.
Mr Kinsella said Mandalay boss Peter Guber recruited Sir Sean knowing the film, End Game, had little likelihood of ever being produced - but the fact Sean Connery was involved gave their company "Hollywood street credit".
Brussels, Dec 10 (ANI): India's Commerce Secretary Rahul Khullar on Friday said that end game negotiations relating to the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between the European Union and New Delhi could be expected to be the most difficult.
Both teams played well in an entertaining end to end game.
End Game heralds a more European approach to the much-overlooked pastime of shooting at your TV set from behind an upturned coffee table, and it's all the better for it.
With two outs and the tying and winning runs on second and third in the bottom of the ninth inning, Richardson, the New York Yankees' second baseman, caught Willie McCovey's line drive to end Game 7 of the 1962 World Series and clinch the title for the New York Yankees at Candlestick Park.
Daily, weekly and monthly prizes start at $1,000 and are expected to grow up to $50,000, with a larger prize of $1,000,000 for the year end game.
SEAN Connery is deciding whether to go ahead with the mystery Finding Forrester as his next project or instead to film the post-Cold War thriller End Game.
The broad squid is very difficult to rear in captivity due to its 3mm size on hatching and the complex changes in diet over the first 60 days of life, but it brings me one step closer to the end game - growing a giant," the Courier Mail quoted O'Shea as saying.
East End WMC took their chances in an end to end game to beat the Grey Horse 4-0 while Slaters Arms lost 5-0 to the Falls Hotel.