Portuguese translation of 'loose end'
to be at a loose end (Britain) or at loose ends (US: figurative) não ter o que fazer
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Example Sentences Including 'loose end'
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The final chapters, a combination of the predictable and the incredible, seem designed to tie up any loose ends.The Times Literary Supplement (2011)
A few other loose ends were tied up.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
And the audience, accustomed to loose ends neatly tied, is expected to settle for more questions than answers.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
As Mercury gets ready to leave your sign, you will be able to tie up the loose ends of the past and take control of your future.The Sun (2012)
At least it is safe to say that both series manage to avoid those horribly contrived plot twists whose only purpose is to tie up loose ends.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Instead, the momentum is lost in the final third of the book when fresh characters are introduced and loose ends tied up.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Love moves faster as partners tie up loose ends.The Sun (2017)
SETTLED: Tie up the loose ends of the past to make a love bond strong.The Sun (2012)
Tie up loose ends and stay focused.The Sun (2015)
Use any spare time you have to tie up loose ends, so you can enjoy the weekend without worrying.The Sun (2015)
You tie up the loose ends of the past and bright new projects click into action.The Sun (2011)
You would like to end the week with all loose ends neatly tied up, ready to go again on Monday.The Sun (2016)
You're all about the security, so get things buckled down and tie up loose ends.The Sun (2015)
You've tied up loose ends from the past, so take time to deal with the present before planning the future.The Sun (2015)
He returns to England tomorrow to tie up loose ends and will then have a holiday before returning at the end of next month for pre-season training.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
There are still a few loose ends to tie up before the deal can be officially declared complete.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Final part of the thriller series sees all the loose ends dramatically tied up.The Sun (2007)
Now it's time to tie up the loose ends and find out who did what to whom and why in the final part of this intriguing drama.The Sun (2012)
There are still one or two loose ends to tie up.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
You tie up loose ends from the past in profitable ways.The Sun (2009)
Loose ends were tied up through phone calls.Christianity Today (2000)
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'loose end' in Other Languages
British English: loose end NOUN
A loose end is part of a story, situation, or crime that has not yet been explained.
There are some annoying loose ends in the plot.
- American English: loose end
- Brazilian Portuguese: peças faltantes
- Chinese: > 尚未解释清楚的地方故事、情况或犯罪案件中
- European Spanish: cabo suelto
- French: détail inexpliqué
- German: loses Ende
- Italian: cosa da definire
- Japanese: 未決事項
- Korean: 결말이 나지 않은 부분
- European Portuguese: peças faltantes
- Spanish: cabo suelto
Translation of loose end from the Collins English to Portuguese Dictionary