put an end


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put an end to (something)

To stop, cease, or conclude something. I'm going to put an end to the corruption in this department once and for all! I wish my sisters would put an end to their bickering and just be civil to one another!
See also: end, put

put an end

/a halt/a stop to
To bring to an end; terminate.
See also: end, put
References in classic literature ?
And what greater misfortune can there be," replied Panza, "than the one that waits for time to put an end to it and death to remove it?
Captain Wentworth, however, came from his window, apparently not ill-disposed for conversation; but Charles Hayter soon put an end to his attempts by seating himself near the table, and taking up the newspaper; and Captain Wentworth returned to his window.
Baghdad / National Iraqi News Agency / nina /- Chairman of the Parliamentary Committee on Security and Defense Hakim Al- Zamili called to put an end to the presence of US forces, stressing the need to trial the pilot who targeted Iraqi citizens in the area of Baghdadi.
To put an end to road accidents, the Regional Police Officer has introduced 'zero vision' policy for 2018, with the help of which the authorities plan to control the rate of such incidents.
Again, in July this year, she made another speech, that she was going to devote all her energies to supporting families who are "just about managing", and under her leadership put an end to social injustices.
Summary: Johannesburg [South Africa], October 27 (ANI): Swiss tennis star Martina Hingis has announced that she will bid adieu to the game after this week's WTA Finals and put an end to her 23-year long illustrious career.
Antonio Trillanes IV said that the petition-signing was aimed at pressuring the President to open his financial records and put an end to the questions on his alleged unexplained wealth.
In a video message recorded earlier, the 48-year-old put an end to the rather hilarious 'father-son' debate going on on social media and said that Pakistan outclassed their arch-rivals fair and square.
Summary: The Committee to Defend Landlords' Rights Friday urged the ministries of Justice, Finance and Social Affairs to implement the long-awaited new rent law and put an end to tenant protests.
In an interview for TV NOVA, Frei stated that the political parties in Macedonia have a joint political stand "that the elections will put an end to the political crisis and Macedonia will continue its road towards EU and NATO".
PESHAWAR -- Chairman Qaumi Watan Party Aftab Ahmed Khan Sherpao has called for immediate integration of FATA and KP in order to put an end to the exploitation of Pakhtoons in the tribal belt.
TUNIS (TAP) - Syria firmly condemned, Tuesday, "the terrorist attack perpetrated by Daesh," in Ben Guerdane, calling for joining efforts to put an end to terrorism which is a serious threat to peace and stability at the regional and international scales.
He added that his country continues to exert every possible effort to help find a solution that would put an end to the crisis in Syria.
55pm A detective tries to use his opiumtriggered visions to put an end to Jack the Ripper's reign of terror over 19th-century London.
Bakri Hassan Salih, in Addis Ababa, to use its influence and special relations to put an end to the dispute in South Sudan and convince the disputing parties to sit for peaceful negotiations for ending the conflict and putting an end to the tragedy in South Sudan.