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reach a conclusion

To achieve some conclusion, especially after a period of deliberation, discussion, debate, etc. We've been turning over the evidence for nearly three days, and we're still no closer to reaching any conclusions! After spending the last few nights thinking about what you said, I've come to the conclusion that I need to make some drastic changes in my life.
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reach a conclusion

to complete discussion and decide an issue. It took three days of talks to reach a conclusion. When we reach a conclusion, we will notify you of the results.
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"It was most frustrating." The Aberdeenshire Cricket Association Grades was similarly affected, although two games in Grade 1 reached conclusions.
Of the hundred of preferential regimes subject to evaluation, the FHTP has reached conclusions only in respect of 53 of these regimes, and has postponed its decision for those who have to make clarifications or that still require modifications to their tax regimes.
The BiH Ministry of Foreign Affairs will prepare for the Council of Ministers unified information, which will include the information of the State Regulatory Agency for Radiation and Nuclear Safety and the Working Group for monitoring the situation and activities related to the possible construction of the nuclear waste disposal site at Trgovska gora, in order to realize the earlier reached conclusions.
"Experts unanimously reached conclusions establishing the causes of death as drowning by submersion in the water of the Chubut river, to which hypothermia contributed," judge Gustavo Lleral told a press conference in Buenos Aires.
The paper indicated that south Africa has succeeded in issuance of the Reconciliation and National unity Act after the end of the apartheid, under which the Truth and Reconciliation Commission has been formed, indicating that the commission reached conclusions that called for supporting the reforms in the state's various institutions and sectors in order to prevent the abuses of human rights happened in South Africa.
The researcher pointed out that she had conducted various questionnaires on diverse categories of subjects of her study and reached conclusions as to the considerable significance of establishing an All-in-One Center which provides comprehensive services to parents and children in one location as a breathing space for families whenever they are faced with any harrowing familial or educational snags.
The authors, in effect, compared apples and oranges, then reached conclusions about colon cleansing that were potentially misleading, generalized, or even naive.
He added: "The primary ground of challenge is that the inspector reached conclusions about the visual impact of the wind farm and the noise associated with its operation which no reasonable inspector would have reached.
Chunghwa executives said their company and acTVila had started talks over cooperation on TV shopping services and IPTV contents, without having yet reached conclusions, saying the deal would accelerate e-commerce cooperation between Taiwan and Japan.
IT'S fairly clear that contributors to the Echo's columns and letters page have reached conclusions about the chamber's policy on congestion charging and other related matters without the benefit of reading the chamber's published policy statements.
The FDA says it's still reviewing data on Avandia's risks and hasn't reached conclusions. London-based Glaxo said more reliable, longer-term studies found no greater risks than for other diabetes drugs.
The article about using the Brief Symptom Inventory to diagnose anxiety in myocardial infarction patients was interesting, but Mohannad Abu Ruz reached conclusions beyond the facts presented ("Brief Questionnaire Identifies MI Patients Needing Anxiety Treatment," Feb.
(2005) reached conclusions intended to support policies to further reduce the already low level of childhood lead exposure.
Almost two-thirds of the 66 investigations reached conclusions that could be seen as good for the industry, the scientists said in The Lancet medical journal.
Having lived through many situations and met many people, I have reached conclusions such as: the only way to tell the good and genuine people in the world is by a sparkle in the eye which conveys a smile to others.