tie up (some/a few) loose ends

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tie up (some/a few) loose ends

To take care of, finish, or resolve some issues or pieces of business that are not critical but have remained outstanding. I'm just about ready to move to Europe, but I need to tie up some loose ends with my ex-girlfriend before I go. The legal team is still tying up a few loose ends in the merger contract, but, other than that, we are ready to move ahead with the deal.
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The author feels the need to keep tying up loose ends from that novel, which is too bad because the tale he spins here can stand well enough on its own.
ReBoot is definitely a yes and all systems are go with the first movie (four episodes) tying up loose ends of season three.