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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References in classic literature ?
But he has promised to write often, and made me promise to write still oftener, because he will be busy settling his affairs, and I shall have nothing better to do.
While settling his affairs, my brother took me to get a bow--a Bear Grizzly II.
Vanunu left the facility for the last time with rolls of undeveloped film containing pictures exposing Israel's clandestine nuclear weapons programme and, upon settling his affairs, left for Australia via Thailand.