put an end to something

put an end to something
put an end to (something) to stop something.

The lights went out, and that put an end to our game of cards.


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  • put a end to something — put a stop/end/to something phrase to make something stop happening, especially something bad or unpleasant You ought to put a stop to that sort of behaviour. Thesaurus: to prevent something from happeningsynonym to kill a person or animal …   Useful english dictionary

  • put the kibosh on (something) — Vrb phrs. To put an end to (something). E.g. We all went home after their parents put the kibosh on the drinking …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • put the kibosh on (something) — Vrb phrs. To put an end to (something). E.g. We all went home after their parents put the kibosh on the drinking …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • put an end to — (something) to stop something. The lights went out, and that put an end to our game of cards …   New idioms dictionary

  • put a stop to something — put a stop/end/to something phrase to make something stop happening, especially something bad or unpleasant You ought to put a stop to that sort of behaviour. Thesaurus: to prevent something from happeningsynonym to kill a person or animal …   Useful english dictionary

  • put an end to — or[put a stop to] {v. phr.} 1. To make (something) end; stop; end. * /The farmer built an electric fence around his field to put an end to trespassing./ * /The principal said that running in the halls was dangerous, and told the teachers to put a …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • put an end to — or[put a stop to] {v. phr.} 1. To make (something) end; stop; end. * /The farmer built an electric fence around his field to put an end to trespassing./ * /The principal said that running in the halls was dangerous, and told the teachers to put a …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • put an end to — verb to terminate or abolish something He put an end to the loud music by pulling the plug. Syn: put a stop to …   Wiktionary

  • put an end to — cause someone or something to stop existing injury put an end to his career …   Useful english dictionary

  • put the kybosh on — To put an end to something …   The small dictionary of idiomes

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