draw the curtain over (something)(redirected from draw the curtain over)
draw the curtain over (something)
1. To cease doing something; to bring something to an end. No one is coming to the party; let's just draw a curtain over it and go home. The senator, now 83, draws a curtain this Friday over her illustrious career in politics.
2. To conceal something; to keep something a secret. The police have been accused of drawing a curtain over the officer's alleged involvement with the teenager's murder.
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