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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Your end-of-life plan needs to deal in detail with the following: | The disposal of your money and your belongings plus final instructions and directions to those who will have to settle your affairs when you're dead.
1 'Her Love Boils Bathwater' (directed by Ryota Nakano; drama)-How to settle your affairs when diagnosed with a terminal illness?
'If not, settle your affairs and we'll be in touch.