put an end to (something)

idiom

: to cause (something) to stop or prevent (something) from continuing
They promise to put an end to unfair policies.
The new mayor vowed to put an end to the violence.

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

Recent Examples on the Web Biden’s first post-debate interview with ABC News’ George Stephanopoulos did little to put an end to the calls. Zack Sharf, Variety, 8 July 2024 Now, the Canadian government is looking to put an end to the deceptive practice with new legislation targeting greenwashing. Jennifer Bringle, Sourcing Journal, 5 July 2024 During the course of the program, the team will teach your dog commands, house training and boundaries, as well as put an end to behaviors such as biting, jumping, chewing and more. Alexandra Maloney, Charlotte Observer, 6 June 2024 Albums, meanwhile, have been trending longer for decades, ever since the CD boom of the 1990s put an end to the space constraints of vinyl. Constance Grady, Vox, 17 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for put an end to (something) 

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“Put an end to (something).” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/put%20an%20end%20to%20%28something%29. Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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