the curtain comes down on

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Definition of the curtain comes down on

: the end comes to (something, such as a career) The curtain came down on his film career after a lifetime in show business.

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“The curtain comes down on.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20curtain%20comes%20down%20on. Accessed 23 Sep. 2020.

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