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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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"Caps off, traitors!" shouted Rostov in a wrathful voice.
Cebu caps off the nationwide event on April 30, where stars from Visayas led by three-time PBA Most Valuable Player June Mar Fajardo, and other Visayan cagers, will be facing off against Gilas Pilipinas.
Powell has three caps off the bench and Ruddock said: "Ryan has pace and excellent service and has already been capped by Wales.
It caps off a remarkable 10 days for JK Rowling, the creator of the famous teenage wizard, whose latest and last Harry Potter offering has already become a record-breaker.
The $780 million refinancing signals the resurgence of this outstanding asset, and caps off a very active period which witnessed the ownership renewing several large, long-term credit anchor tenants.
John's achievement caps off a great month for Cardiff council which was also singled out as a trophy finalist for its trainee apprentice scheme.
The accident caps off a bad year for the former Carry On star who has been suffering from a rare energy-sapping virus Epstein-Barr.
These programs will focus on the proper way to dispose of PET bottles: with the caps off. Though thin, it is a tremendously tough plastic.
HBO's mesmerizing, no-holds-barred dramatic series about an experimental men's prison block, well into its sixth season, runs through February 23, when the show caps off with a 100-minute finale.
It caps off the college football season by giving us the opportunity to learn and improve and, at the same time, see old friends and enjoy their fellowship.
The accolade caps off an outstanding year for the Italy and Real Madrid centre-half, who captained his country to World Cup glory this summer and was presented with the Ballon D'Or in November.