ring down (or up) the curtain

ring down (or up) the curtain
1》 lower (or raise) a theatre curtain.
2》 mark the end (or beginning) of something.
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English new terms dictionary. 2014.

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  • ring down the curtain — ► ring down (or up) the curtain 1) lower (or raise) a theatre curtain. 2) mark the end (or beginning) of something. Main Entry: ↑ring …   English terms dictionary

  • ring up the curtain — ► ring down (or up) the curtain 1) lower (or raise) a theatre curtain. 2) mark the end (or beginning) of something. Main Entry: ↑ring …   English terms dictionary

  • ring down the curtain — phrasal 1. a. : to give the signal for lowering the curtain in a theater or auditorium b. : to lower the curtain in a theater or auditorium 2. : to conclude a performance or action this sorry episode rang down the curtain on what was planned to… …   Useful english dictionary

  • ring down — 1. To give the signal for lowering the curtain (theatre) 2. (with on) to bring (something) to a close (figurative) • • • Main Entry: ↑ring …   Useful english dictionary

  • ring down the curtain — idi a) to bring a performance or action to a close b) to lower or close the curtain in front of a stage …   From formal English to slang

  • ring down the curtain — phrasal to conclude a performance or an action …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • ring down the curtain — Meaning Bring something to an end. Origin Theatrical origin …   Meaning and origin of phrases

  • ring — Ⅰ. ring [1] ► NOUN 1) a small circular band, typically of precious metal, worn on a finger. 2) a circular band, object, or mark. 3) an enclosed space in which a sport, performance, or show takes place. 4) a group of people or things arranged in a …   English terms dictionary

  • ring — 1. n. & v. n. 1 a circular band, usu. of precious metal, worn on a finger as an ornament or a token of marriage or betrothal. 2 a circular band of any material. 3 the rim of a cylindrical or circular object, or a line or band round it. 4 a mark… …   Useful english dictionary

  • ring — ring1 noun 1》 a small circular band, typically of precious metal, worn on a finger as an ornament or as a token of marriage, engagement, or authority. 2》 a circular band, article, or mark.     ↘a thin band of rock and ice particles round a planet …   English new terms dictionary


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