some loose ends

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*some loose ends

Fig. some things that are not yet finished; some problems not yet solved. (*Typically: are ~; have ~; leave~; tie ~ up; take care of ~.) I have to stay in town this weekend and tie up some loose ends.
See also: end, loose
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After she had studied their answers, she said things like 'You like to have everything worked out, but you' -a colleague -'are able to leave some loose ends.
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