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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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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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