close its doors

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close its doors

To stop doing business, as of a failed enterprise. If the largest factory in town does close its doors, most people will be financially ruined.
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close its doors

(of a business) close down or fail. euphemistic
See also: close, door
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This later closed its doors, and the unit now operates as Uno Ristorante.
Bentleys is the second Wellfield Road cafe to shut over the summer as earlier this month, Tea & Cake closed its doors.
A Tesco Metro in Salford closed its doors early to protect staff and customers from nearby unrest last Tuesday.
closed its doors with no advance warning at its shopping-center location.
And the higher- end restaurant on the grounds is a just-opened Trader Vic's, a onetime Scottsdale institution (at another location) that had closed its doors in 1990, before its tiki gods, umbrella drinks and pupu platters became newly hip.
once held a national account before it closed its doors for good after filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in 2004.
The Bernice Johnson Cultural Arts Center closed its doors in 2000, but Johnson's legacy lives on in the students who have gone on to perform with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Dance Theatre of Harlem, Twyla Thaw, Lar Lubovitch, and Ballet Hispanico, as well as on Broadway (including Ben Vereen, Michael Peters, and Lester Wilson).
The Kenora plant closed its doors in late January, with no buyer in sight at Northern Ontario Business deadline.
The store closed its doors on this day in 2000 January 27
125th Street, is a historic performance space that has been used as a movie theater in the 1990's and closed its doors in 1997.
THE historic Shelbourne Hotel yesterday made 227 staff redundant as it closed its doors for a EUR40million refurbishment programme - as revealed by the Irish Mirror.
MADD Canada cites a difference of opinion over policy as the reason why the Beer Store has closed its doors to them, stating that MADD Canada's impaired driving policies are incompatible with the policy direction taken by the brewing industry.
The Office of Independent Counsel for Whitewater finally closed its doors on March 23, having endured for more than 10 years, and costing more than $70 million.
Patrick's College in County Tipperary closed its doors in August, transferring its remaining students to Ireland's oldest and most famous--now its only--seminary, Maynooth College outside Dublin.
Latimer says that one member facility closed its doors this past September, and that another is "going bare"--operating without liability insurance--because of soaring premiums (see "Is liability insurance an endangered species?