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To come to an end

come to an end

to finish

pass

verb

if time or a period of time passes, it happens and comes to an end

run out

if something runs out, you do not have any more of it left

dry up

to stop being available

expire

verb

if an agreement, offer, or official document expires, the period of time during which it exists or can be used comes to an end

give out

if a supply of something has given out, all of it has been used

run out

if time is running out, you do not have long to do something

close

verb

if something such as a discussion, activity, or event closes, or if you close it, it ends

terminate

verb

if something terminates, or if you terminate it, it ends or you stop it

draw to a close/an end

to end

creep

used with other nouns to describe the unexpected and often unwanted effects of a particular situation or trend

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a woman in middle age who has to juggle caring for teenage children and ageing parents with a career

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