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curtain call



  1. the appearance of performers at the end of a theatrical performance to acknowledge applause

Example Sentences Including 'curtain call'

At the opening night curtain call , Olivier pleaded from the stage that the theatre be saved.
The Mercury, Sunday Tasmanian (2004)
Blunt's discovery of her `friendship' with Fould had been the final curtain call of their affair.
Katie Hickman COURTESANS (2003)
For a reality check, she occasionally goes from Grimm to grim without missing a curtain call.
India Today (1999)
From what you've been saying he wasn't likely to have missed the curtain call , unless something serious stopped him.
Low, Ona To His Just Desserts
Peik looked really ill then but he just told me he needed a moment alone: he'd be back in time for the curtain call.
Low, Ona To His Just Desserts
Powerhouses of business are our joint winners; Corporate profile... the curtain call
Times, Sunday Times (2004)
Then there is the Old Firm curtain call for Henrik Larsson, Ronald de Boer and Michael Mols.
Times, Sunday Times (2004)
With the crowd still cheering, manager Joe Torre told him to go out for a curtain call.
Toronto Sun (2003)


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