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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Earlier, he described the US-China trade war as "a waste of time, money and not very productive" and called on the two countries to negotiate or resort to international arbitration to settle their affairs. In August, US Defense Secretary Mark Esper said that he would like to take proactive measures to deploy medium-range missiles in Asia in the coming months to contain the expansion of Chinese influence in the region.
"I believe that Rouhani will want to meet and settle their affairs, because they are causing serious damage," he said.
Thus, we need to emphasize, we learned from war on terrorism, there is nothing good in the war so the US and Iran have to settle their affairs with peaceful negotiations and Pakistan can help in arranging talks or dialogue between Iran and the U.S.
The MQM-P leadership should settle their affairs first and party policy rather than bashing each other, he advised.
Anyone wanted by the Syrian authorities is told so they can decide whether to stay or go home to "settle their affairs."
Moreover, the bench directed occupants/owners of petrol pumps established on Lahore Development Authority (LDA) plots in the city to settle their affairs and leave possession within 60 days, while hearing a suo motu notice against allotment of the plots owned by LDA to petrol pumps at throwaway prices.
Secretary General of Jamaat-e-Islami (JI), Liaqat Baloch also appealed to the student leaders to try to improve the situation and settle their affairs themselves.
If employers terminated legal foreign workers, they had no grace period to look for new jobs or settle their affairs before leaving the United States.
seen individuals coming forward to settle their affairs in advance of Taskforce partners taking action.
Because of his wisdom people went to him to settle their affairs and therefore he was also known to be a judge.
All debtors who are being considered for this process will get a face-to-face visit from an HMRC officer, which will give them the chance to challenge and settle their affairs.
It said that all debtors who are being considered for this process will get a face-to-face visit from an HMRC officer, which will give them the chance to challenge and settle their affairs.
These safeguards, which will apply to the limited use of DRD, have been further strengthened and include guaranteed face-to-face visits to debtors from an HMRC officer to ensure that everyone subject to DRD will have had a chance to challenge and settle their affairs, either by paying in full or setting up a payment plan.
Jordan issued decisions to deport more than 12,000 Egyptians last January, although a meeting of the High Joint Commission which was held in Cairo in the presence of Jordanian Prime Minister Abdullah Ensor, both countries settled on granting the Egyptian workers two months to settle their affairs starting last 16 March.
"It could be someone who was maybe nearing the end of their life and wanted to settle their affairs.