the end of the line


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the end of the line

also the end of the road
the last part of something He knew he had reached the end of the line when performing started to be more tiring than satisfying. Our friendship reached the end of the road with a nasty fight.
See also: end, line, of
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If it's the end of the line for me, it's the end of the line for Edison Grove," he said.
There's nothing to see at the end of the line," he said.
Arguing the Metropolitan Transportation Authority has failed to remedy a discriminatory transportation system, the Bus Riders Union is fighting to extend a 10-year consent decree, but MTA officials say they see the end of the line ahead.
The trains stop at the end of the line near Causey Arch viaduct, where visitors can meet Father Christmas in his grotto.
We're very satisfied with the automated tagging because we don't have to hire workers to stand at the end of the line slapping on labels.
If this is the end of the line for me,'' Hamblen said, ``it's been a terrific run.
Sooner or later they come to the end of the line and foreclosures jump.
At the end of the line, the boxes were sealed and placed on wooden pallets, ready for another volunteer with a forklift to transport to waiting trucks in the parking lot.
By finding and categorizing defects during the manufacturing process, instead of at the end of the line, SmartView also helps manufacturers improve the yield through the entire manufacturing process.
THERE MAY NOT BE many of those old-style cafeterias like Ontra, Furr's and Clifton's around anymore, perhaps because when you got to the end of the line the tab was always much higher than you thought it would be.