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America is set for a real 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)The following dramatic cliffhanger essentially decided last year's match. 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)And yes, the Americans have cliffhanger endings down to a fine art. The Sun (2015)Worryingly, this final episode ends on a cliffhanger, which implies that there is another series to come. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Last week 's cliffhanger was so tense I thought that my tiny brain would pop. The Sun (2012)
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