the tail end

noun

: the last part of something
She is at the tail end of her career.

Examples of the tail end in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Los Angeles has been a haven for transplants and immigrants since the tail end of the Industrial Revolution and the introduction of the railroad. Diana Ruzova, Los Angeles Times, 15 May 2024 There, she lip-synced against eventual winner Shea Couleé at the tail end of an episode that also saw India Ferrah accuse Vanjie's drag mother, Alexis Mateo, of starting an anti-Shea voting campaign that ultimately led to India's elimination. EW.com, 8 May 2024 Apple May Also Introduce the New M4 Chip at Let Loose Both new iPads could support the latest M3 chip that was first introduced at the tail end of last year, but if Bloomberg’s major Apple guru Mark Gurman is to be believed, the new iPads could go one step forward and support an all-new M4 chip. Kyle Barr / Gizmodo, Quartz, 3 May 2024 The announcement fulfills one of Biden’s key campaign promises – though not until the tail end of his first term. Zachary Schermele, USA TODAY, 19 Apr. 2024 The sluggish dynamo means that the planet is at the tail end of its developmental stage, on its way to becoming a dead planet like Mars. Shi En Kim, Smithsonian Magazine, 16 Apr. 2024 The pair also described working with Vince Vaughn, who made several appearances during the tail end of the series. Brenton Blanchet, Peoplemag, 7 Apr. 2024 This strengthened the evidence for foraging facilitation on the tail end of the migration. T. Michael Anderson, Discover Magazine, 6 Apr. 2024 At the tail end of 2023, British Vogue’s shopping editor dampened her forefinger and raised it forthright into the air. Daniel Rodgers, Glamour, 10 Apr. 2024

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“The tail end.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20tail%20end. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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