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  • 101 Dalmatians ( Disney cartoon and Glenn Close movie )
  • A close thing
  • A goal in mind
  • A good beginning makes a good ending
  • A means to an end
  • Aim high
  • All good things must come to an end
  • All's Well, That Ends Well
  • Alpha and omega ( the first two letters of the Greek alphabet, used as a name for God or Jesus )
  • And so to bed
  • At a loose end
  • At close quarters
  • At the end of a gun
  • At the end of the day
  • At the end of your rope
  • At the end of your tether
  • At your wits' end
  • Axe to grind
  • Because I could not stop for death he kindly stopped for me ( from a poem by Dickinson )
  • Best stop now
  • Blind Before I Stop ( Meatloaf song )
  • Blind alley
  • Brilliant cleaning starts with Finish ( Finish Detergent advertising slogan )
  • Bring to an end
  • Burn the candle at both ends ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Business end
  • Can't see beyond the end of your nose
  • Cheer up, it's not the end of the world
  • Classic Hollywood ending
  • Close Encounters of the Third Kind ( Richard Dreyfuss movie )
  • Close call
  • Close enough for government work
  • Close enough for jazz
  • Close friends
  • Close of play
  • Close proximity
  • Close quarters ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Close ranks
  • Close shave
  • Close the books
  • Close to home
  • Close to the bone
  • Close to the mark
  • Close your eyes and think of England ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Close, but no cigar ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Come to a screeching halt
  • Come to a sticky end
  • Dangerous Liaisons ( Glenn Close movie )
  • Dead end
  • Doctor Strangelove Or How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love The Bomb ( Peter Sellers movie )
  • Don't Stand So Close To Me ( Police song )
  • Don't Stop Believin' ( Journey song )
  • Don't Stop Me Now ( Queen song )
  • Don't close your eyes for a minute
  • Doubt is the beginning not the end of wisdom
  • Draw to a close
  • End in itself
  • End of a perfect day
  • End of an era
  • End of story
  • End of the ball game
  • End of the line
  • End product
  • End up at
  • Every stick has two ends
  • Face that could stop a clock
  • Fairytale ending ( a happy simplistic ending to a story similar to those found in fairy tales )
  • Fatal Attraction ( Glenn Close / Michael Douglas movie )
  • Foregone conclusion ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • From the ends of the earth
  • Get hold of the wrong end of the stick
  • Get to the end of your tether
  • Get your end away
  • Go off the deep end
  • Grind to a halt
  • Have your hair stand on end
  • Holding your cards close to your chest
  • I Can't Stop Loving You ( Ray Charles song )
  • I've started so I'll finish ( A catchphrase from Mastermind )
  • If enough people would stop smoking and start drinking, we could get out of ashtrays and into vermouth ( Cinzano advertising slogan )
  • It will all end in tears
  • It's The End Of The World As We Know It ( R.E.M. song )
  • Journey's end
  • Jump to the wrong conclusion
  • Keep your end up
  • Keep your friends close, keep your enemies closer ( proverbial saying )
  • Know which end is up
  • Light at the end of the tunnel
  • Long Stop ( field position in the game of cricket )
  • Loose ends
  • Make ends meet
  • Makes your hair stands on end
  • Never hear the end of it
  • Nice guys finish last
  • Ninth inning ( A baseball expression meaning an event or process is near the end )
  • No end of
  • Not the beginning of the end, but the end of the beginning
  • Odds and ends
  • On the receiving end
  • On your beam ends
  • Once you pop you can't stop ( Pringles advertising slogan )
  • One stop shop
  • Photo finish
  • Play both ends against the middle
  • Put an end to
  • Ring down the curtain
  • Sail close to the wind
  • Score an own goal
  • Shallow end
  • Shit ( or short ) end of the stick
  • Shoot down in flames ( destroy an argument or theory )
  • Short end of the stick
  • Sign off
  • Sitting target
  • Soft target
  • Stop all the clocks, cut off the telephone ( from a poem by Auden )
  • Stop and smell the roses
  • Stop at nothing
  • Stop drop and roll
  • Stop faffing about
  • Stop it you're killing me
  • Stop me and buy one ( Wall's Ice Cream advertising slogan )
  • Stop me if you've heard this one
  • Stop messing about ( A catchphrase from Kenneth Williams )
  • Stop on a dime
  • Stop pumping your gums
  • Stop the clock, I've found a clue
  • Stop the rot
  • Stop the show
  • Stop the world I want to get off
  • Stop traffic
  • Stop! In The Name Of Love ( The Supremes song )
  • Stop, In The Name Of Love
  • Stop, Look and Listen; remember the Green Cross Code ( UK Road Safety Campaign advertising slogan )
  • Stop, or my mom will shoot ( line from Sylvestor Stallone movie )
  • Take aim
  • The Axe effect ( Axe deodorant advertising slogan )
  • The Blue End State ( Nickname of the US state of Delaware )
  • The End Of The World ( Nickname of Anchorage Alaska )
  • The be all and end all
  • The beginning of the end
  • The bitter end
  • The deep end
  • The end of civilization as we know it
  • The end of the road
  • The end of the world is nigh
  • The ends justify the means
  • The ends of the Earth
  • The light at the end of the tunnel may just be a train coming the other way
  • The means to an end
  • The pot of gold at the end of the rainbow
  • The shit end of the stick
  • The short end of the stick
  • The thick end of
  • The war to end wars
  • Thin end of the wedge
  • Thrown in at the deep end
  • Tie up the loose ends
  • Till the end of time
  • To cut a long story short
  • Too close for comfort
  • Too close to call
  • Toward this end
  • Until the last dog is hung
  • Up close and personal
  • We aim to please
  • We never stop working for you ( Verizon Wireless advertising slogan )
  • When you are in a hole, stop digging
  • World without end

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