bring an end to (something)

idiom

: to stop, finish, or complete (something)
Negotiations brought an end to the conflict.

Examples of bring an end to (something) in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Kohl and Wright agree in their hope that equipment like Unico’s will help bring an end to companies buying or selling batteries that have not undergone testing protocols that make EV battery fires even more of a rarity. IEEE Spectrum, 25 Mar. 2024 Several steps have been taken to bring an end to mining at the quarry, close the cement plant permanently and begin the process of reclamation and restoration. Anne Gelhaus, The Mercury News, 10 Mar. 2024 In this wide-ranging and shrewd analysis of the Chinese state, Huang predicts that the crackdown on freedom under Chinese leader Xi Jinping’s modernized version of imperial rule may bring an end to the country’s brief spurt of dynamism. Foreign Affairs, 17 Dec. 2023 South Korea's parliament on Tuesday passed a bill to ban the breeding and slaughter of dog meat for consumption due to animal welfare concerns, which will bring an end to the country’s centuries-old practice. Michael Dorgan, Fox News, 9 Jan. 2024 Now, however, Huang predicts that the crackdown on freedom under the Chinese leader Xi Jinping’s modernized version of imperial rule may bring an end to the country’s brief spurt of dynamism. Yasheng Huang, Foreign Affairs, 24 Oct. 2023 Washington — The House is set to vote Wednesday on a major funding package, facing an end-of-week deadline to avert a partial shutdown as lawmakers look to bring an end to a spending saga that has stretched on for months. Kaia Hubbard, CBS News, 6 Mar. 2024 The Biden administration's hope is that an agreement could lead to an extended cease-fire that could eventually bring an end to the conflict, according to a U.S. official. Aamer Madhani, Matthew Lee, Zeke Miller, Wafaa Shurafa and Jack Jeffery The Associated Press, arkansasonline.com, 27 Jan. 2024 The film’s protagonist is an ex-special forces agent whose mission is to hunt down and neutralize the elusive Creator, a mastermind wielding a mysterious weapon that could tip the scales and bring an end to the ongoing AI war. Kylie Robison, Fortune, 29 Dec. 2023

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“Bring an end to (something).” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bring%20an%20end%20to%20%28something%29. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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