Definition of 'cliffhanger'
Example sentences containing 'cliffhanger'
Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Or will the series end on a cliffhanger?The Sun (2015)
Each episode ends on a cliffhanger which means you have to keep right on going.The Sun (2012)
The text ends with a cliffhanger.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
That book ended on a cliffhanger.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
The 1969 film ends with a real cliffhanger.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Incredibly, the series ends on a cliffhanger.Times, Sunday Times (2011) Times, Sunday Times (2014)
As the young lovers sailed off into wedded bliss, the first series ended with a cliffhanger for the supporting duo.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
The filmmakers, though, decided to leave us with a real cliffhanger.The Sun (2006) The Sun (2015) Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Worryingly, this final episode ends on a cliffhanger, which implies that there is another series to come.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Around 360 million viewers worldwide tuned in to watch a cliffhanger episode in 1980 when he was gunned down in his office.The Sun (2012)
They plan to offer him the option of shooting the 25th and 26th films together with a cliffhanger ending for the first.The Sun (2016) The Sun (2012)
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