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end

In addition to the idioms beginning with end, also see all's well that ends well; at loose ends; at one's wit's end; be-all and end-all; beginning of the end; bitter end; burn the candle at both ends; can't see beyond the end of one's nose; come to an end; dead end; go off the deep end; hair stand on end; hold one's end up; in the end; light at the end of the tunnel; make ends meet; never hear the end of; odds and ends; on end; on the receiving end; play both ends against the middle; put an end to; rear end; short end (of the stick); tail end; wrong end of the stick.

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
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