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cap off

To finish something, often in a particularly good or bad way. A noun or pronoun can be used between "cap" and "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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Gilas tried to answer back in the fourth with a 10-4 run capped off by Andray Blatche's three to cut the deficit to eight, 80-72, with 2:11 to play.
Mighty Sports-Go for Gold Philippines capped off its successful title run in the 41st William Jones Cup with an 81-71 victory over Taiwan-B on Sunday at the Xinzhuang Gymnasium in New Taipei City.
SM City Santa Mesa capped off a breathtaking 121st Independence Day celebration filled with awe-inspiring messages from beloved community partners and artistic presentations amplifying Filipino pride.
They started well and drove far with a combination of rookie Shaun Bennie running well and Gary Orr was capped off with a pass from quarterback Gary NcNey to Orr for the opening score of the game.
MINNEAPOLIS -- A solid holiday performance capped off Target Corp.'s best year for comparable sales growth in a decade.
ABS-CBN said more Filipinos preferred watching its programs as it topped all TV networks in urban and rural areas nationwide last year, while GMA said it capped off another successful year by continuing to lead in nationwide ratings throughout 2018.
England netball team capped off a magnificent year by being crowned the winners of both the Team of the Year and the Greatest Moment of the Year at the BBC SPOTY awards.
And he capped off a whirlwind period with a goal on his international debut in Tuesday's 3-0 friendly win over Israel at Windsor Park - it was his very first touch just 106 seconds into his first cap.
The 32-year-old was involved in the build-up for the second goal of the game after 69 minutes, laying off the ball on the edge of the box in a swift move which was capped off by US international Paul Arriola.
Summary: New Delhi [India], August 11(ANI): India's women skeet shooter Maheshwari Chauhan capped off a stellar performance as she won an individual bronze, which is India's first medal of any colour at the top international level in women's skeet, on Day Five of the ongoing 7th Asian Championship Shotgun in Astana, Kazakhstan.
David and Conise Lockwood, of Mount, said other householders needed to be aware that their gas appliances will be inspected when an engineer calls to fit the new-style meters - and that an appliance such as gas fire, cooker or boiler could be "capped off " on the spot if it was deemed faulty.
In Division C, Cyrene 3 (Michael Selby) capped off a solid series with four individual race wins to take out the pointscore with Quetzalcoatl (Anthony Bruce, James Lee Warner and Antony Sweetapple) claiming second on count-back over Online (Stephen Trevillion).
6 Will have better days with this effort capped off by an early withdrawal following a knock.
The evening, starting from 6pm at Rothbury Mart, will be capped off with music from Big Dave's Elastic Band and a late licensed bar.