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Ways of ending a conversation or statement

OK

interjection

used for showing that you are ready to end a conversation, especially on the telephone

well

interjection

used for ending a discussion or talk

period

noun

used for emphasis to show that there is no more to be said about something

anyway

adverb

used for ending a conversation, or for showing that you have come to the end of what you are telling someone

anyhow

adverb

used for ending a conversation, or for showing that you have come to the end of what you were telling someone

it (only) remains for me to do something

used before the last thing that you say in a speech

dark pool

a method of financial trading in which share prices are hidden and not openly available to the public

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spinnaker

an extra sail sometimes fitted on the front of a boat used for racing

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subtweet

to post a tweet, usually a negative one, that mentions a person without using the @ sign, so that they will not see the message on their Twitter feed …

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