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tail end (of something)

1. The rearmost part of something. Don't hold your breath—you're at the tail end of the list of applications.
2. The last or concluding part of something. The famous author only appeared at the tail end of the panel.
See also: end, tail

tail end

1. The rear or hindmost part, as in Douglas was at the tail end of the academic procession. [Mid-1700s]
2. The very end, the conclusion, as in Only at the tail end of his speech did he thank his sponsors. [Mid-1800s]
See also: end, tail
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The expert view is that we are now at the tail end of the BSE epidemic,' said Sir John.
There is a minimal chance of tropical cyclone development but the northeasterly windflow or amihan and tail end of a cold front will prevail throughout the week, according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA).
Prepare to greet the New Year with umbrellas and rain gear in hand after the weather bureau on Friday said most parts of the country will be experiencing rainshowers due to the tail end of a cold front and the northeast monsoon.
He issued these directives while presiding over a meeting here on Tuesday, regarding fulfilling the demands of provision of water for tail end of canals.
KARACHI -- The Chief Minister Sindh Syed Qaim Ali Shah has said that in addition to control on irregularities through administrative steps, the schemes of Remodeling, Rehabilitant and re-structuring of irrigation system have been conceived to enhance the capacity of irrigation system and resolve the problem of water shortage upto tail end on permanent basis.
KARACHI -- Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah has directed the authorities concerned to ensure judicious supply of water up to tail end areas of the province.
Instead of confirming my no-claims bonus, will they suddenly think, "Hang on, he's due five more so he must be a bad risk," cut my discount, increase my premium and add a pounds 200 excess for any accidents involving the tail end of another vehicle?
While the nonferrous metals markets continue to show an overall positive outlook, as of the tail end of the summer, the overall market is quiet as many European companies take long vacations, reducing overall business to China.
The Bluebird Gastrodome, designed by Conran's practice, CD Partnership, opened in May; and already is said to be invigorating the tail end of the King's Road.
Everywhere you turn, a wide, gaping mouth tries to take a bite out of your tail end.
2 ppm) is very important as Golconda drilled only the tail end (600m) of a 1.
Tenders are invited for Improvement To Nandighore Distributary Between Rd 00 To Tail End With C.
The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) reported that the tail end of the cold front will be affecting the eastern section of Southern Luzon today while the northeast monsoon will affect Northern and Central Luzon.
Keep those umbrellas and rain gear handy as the weather bureau on Friday said most of the country will be experiencing rainshowers due to the tail end of a cold front and the northeast monsoon.
But we'll be more concerned about that area at the tail end of fire season.