settle (one's) affairs

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settle (one's) affairs

To deal with one's outstanding business or financial affairs. After we declared a voluntary liquidation, a third-party liquidator will come in and settle our affairs for us. You'll need to settle your affairs before you can apply for a mortgage.
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settle someone's affairs

to deal with one's business matters; to manage the business affairs of someone who can't. When my uncle died, I had to settle his affairs. I have to settle my affairs before going to Mexico for a year.
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"My lawyer has taken all measures to settle my affairs, long before the media made it into a scandal," Jean-Jeune, 26, wrote, adding that he will continue working until the matter is resolved.
"All I wanted was enough time to settle my affairs in Bangkok, give a toast to people like Trudy Goodfield of the Irish Consulate and John Kealy for all the help they've given me over the years, and to be with my nine-year-old Thai-born son, Brendan," he said.