the curtain comes down on (something)

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the curtain comes down on (something)

Something ends. When the curtain comes down on the company after 50 years of business, a lot of people will be left jobless.
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the curtain comes down on something

if the curtain comes down on something, it ends: On Saturday the curtain came down on another Olympic Games.
Curtain in these idioms refers to the large curtain at the front of the stage in a theatre, which comes down at the end of a performance.
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THE curtain comes down on the jumps season tomorrow and Beau can end thecampaign on a high for Grand National-winning Gloucester trainer Nigel Twiston-Davies.