case closed


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case closed

1. Said after a given question, debate, or mystery has been solved or answered. So you see, it was the dog who ate the blueberry pie, not me. Case closed!
2. The aforementioned decision, outcome, resolution, or situation is final, with no ambiguity or room for variation or amendment. The only way we'll be able to keep the company open is to undertake a 30% reduction in staff, case closed. My wife had an affair and our marriage is over. Case closed.
See also: case, closed
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Case Closed: Holocaust Survivors in Postwar America.
Kyrgyz law allows a judge to grant a temporary suspension on a case while it awaits expert advice on key aspects of that case or where the grounds in the case are not clear enough for an immediate judgement to be made."The process of having the case closed in the Bishkek Courts is taking longer then we had hoped, however discussions with the authorities are positive, and as shown by the lifting of the injunction the court understands the importance of resuming normal activities as soon as possible," said chief executive Mark Jones .Aurum's shares began trading again last month having been suspended since March when news of the case came to light.
Case Closed. Holocaust Survivors in Postwar America.
They were hustled through the immigrant assimilation process, given a year to get a job, get an apartment, get with it, case closed by the social agencies created to help these displaced persons, and off they went sailing into modern America, heralded as just another hard-working, assimilating ethnic group, DPs no more.
"Case Closed," by Edward Defort, covered the nearly four-year investigation into the murder of a Wisconsin funeral director and a mortuary student intern and the shock waves it sent through the magazine's readership, which are the nation's funeral directors.
Case closed. Oh, sorry, is the rest of the world okay with that?
"I consider the case closed," he told the Monitor, because the danger of an overly personal relationship with sources "is too acute."
Most observers of the Religious Right assumed CASE closed its doors when Robertson hired Sekulow to run the ACLJ, but in fact, CASE still exists.
Four snap-over latches with a recessed design help to keep the case closed securely as well as three padlock tabs for even more added security.
NEW YORK-Move over Coach and Gucci bags, here come Targus, Mobile Edge, Case Closed and Clark & Mayfield.
An inquest was held and the case closed. The official cause of death was found to be an accident or suicide and it was also found that no one else was responsible for the cause of death.
Case closed, say the police--but Ishii's family and friends are far from convinced.
CASE CLOSED: Leslie grabs his bag; DRIVEN OUT: Then he storms off; BAG OF NERVES: Abi's not happy
Nonetheless, most of the hundreds of physicists who have been conducting the RHIC experiments don't consider the case closed, say members of those teams.
With this case closed, there is no immediate challenge to the constitutionality of the parsonage allowance.