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come to an end

To wind down to an ending or conclusion. Festivities came to an end well after the sun had risen the next morning. I'm just dreading when the nice summer weather finally comes to an end.
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come to an untimely end

1. To die, usually at a young age. That poor little girl came to untimely end because her illness worsened so quickly.
2. To end abruptly. Once he was linked to that scandal, his career in politics came to an untimely end.
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come to an untimely end

Fig. to come to an early death. Poor Mr. Jones came to an untimely end in a car accident. Cancer caused Mrs. Smith to come to an untimely end.
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come to an end

1. Conclude, terminate, as in the familiar proverb, All things come to an end, stated by Geoffrey Chaucer in Troilus and Cressida (c. 1374).
2. come to a bad end; come to no good. Have a bad outcome or die in an unpleasant way. For example, I always suspected this venture would come to no good, or Her parents feared he would come to a bad end.
3. come to or meet an untimely end . Die at a young age, terminate much sooner than desired or expected. For example, The blow was fatal, causing the young boxer to meet an untimely end, or Our partnership came to an untimely end when I became too ill to work. Also see dead end.
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The untimely relationship between the past and the future is further elaborated in Ranciere's essay "Aesthetic Separation, Aesthetic Community: Scenes from the Aesthetic Regime of Art" (2008) where he locates artistic practice explicitly between what has been and what will be, which allows to approach art as an activity that unfolds a non-chronological temporality of untimeliness.
In addition, as the results presented here demonstrate to some extent the untimeliness of accounting earnings, they may be an indication, at least for investors, of a qualitative deficiency in accounting information.
According to Harris, Walter Benjamin, whose scrutiny of the material present allows him "to unearth alternative temporalities within the present cityscape, and to explode the empty homogeneous time of official history," is a philosopher of the multitemporal; while Nietzsche, who conceives the untimely, unzeitgemasse, as something "acting counter to our time and thereby acting on our time and, let us hope, for the benefit of time to come," is adduced as an avatar of untimeliness itself.
been willing to overlook the untimeliness of an alien's motion to
Over the years, the Commission has attempted to warn MSHA of the untimeliness of its filings, and "apparently, those warnings fell on deaf ears.
As such, it does not implicate ERISA's enforcement scheme at all, and is no different from the types of substantive state regulation of insurance contracts we have in the past permitted to survive preemption, such as mandated-benefit statutes and statutes prohibiting the denial of claims solely on the ground of untimeliness.
Is their untimeliness of that sort--reactive, backward-looking, formally nostalgic?
section] 3600(a)(10)(B) (2004) (listing rebuttals to untimeliness presumption); see also 18 U.
Bowles argued that his untimeliness should be excused for justifiable reliance on the district court's order, but the court of appeals agreed with the State and dismissed the appeal.
However, while de Vries is interested in opening up the category of political-theology for its 'timeliness', given the anxieties about political Islam that haunt Europe and North America, I am interested in the untimeliness of the questions that the story of sovereignty raises.
It is true that we live in the epoch of untimeliness, but at the same time, we live in the epoch of great fulfillment that can and have to make Kyrgyzstan a truly democratic state.
In her article "Aging and the Scandal of Anachronism", Mary Russo acknowledges the fact that the advances on technology and medicine have allowed women to face old age, not only as a time of loss and decrepitude, but as a time of empowerment in which "the developmental model of a woman's life" is disrupted by "an untimeliness in relations between women.
Wendy Brown understands Benjamin's description of the historical materialist as "being untimely," yet using that untimeliness to "blow up historical time" through a "profound reading of the times.
Amidst the analytic tradition's increasing lack of vitality and the American continental tradition's collapse into a sleepwalking deconstruction that increasingly regards the history of philosophy as "corpses for dissection" (116), the timeliness of Schelling's untimeliness emerges in the same way that Schelling argued Evil renders the Good visible and sickness renders health visible.
Poverty and Power from Baudelaire to Benjamin, is among the latest iterations of Benjaminian Baudelaire), all associate Baudelairean ethics with irony and revolutionary untimeliness, ultimately raising the question: how do we do "untimely" literary history?