Definition of 'ending'
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Most people remember the ending of the book more than the beginning and the middle. The Sun (2016)There are less happy endings for others who pass through the camp. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They are part of a great sporting saga that is still a long way short of finding its happy ending. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Theirs was almost the perfect ending. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It has a perfect ending, a flick and catch in his mouth. The Sun (2016)So a happy ending after all, eh? Times, Sunday Times (2016)Here are some of this year's happy endings. The Sun (2017)I am the ending of my book. The Sun (2016)Sadly, there doesn't seem to be a happy ending in sight for the pair. The Sun (2016)That would have been my perfect ending for this season. Times, Sunday Times (2006)These have not shown that any patch of the wall is especially well supplied with nerve endings. Times, Sunday Times (2006)This story will have a different ending. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It is noticeable that adaptations of plays target endings more often than beginnings. The Times Literary Supplement (2013)The endings of fairytales used to be a lot more gruesome too. Times, Sunday Times (2010)You can give the story another ending. Times, Sunday Times (2012)We like endings to meet our expectations or it can get us down for some time. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The film lapsed into a happier ending than the book. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The ending of the film is controversial. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Theirs are stories with an extremely happy endings. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It was the perfect ending to our ideal holiday. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The tale might have had a different ending. Times, Sunday Times (2014)So to get her own glory in her own right is a fairytale ending. The Sun (2008)There is a happy ending to this story. Christianity Today (2000)The dramatic ending feels like something torn from other plays rather than from life. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Street bosses have filmed two endings for the trial. The Sun (2007)Often these kinds of stories do not have a happy ending. The Sun (2015)It is the perfect ending to an experiment that many predicted would end in ignominy. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The condition causes benign tumours to grow on nerve endings. The Sun (2015)The ending is different and the focus is on some characters more than others. The Sun (2014)My fairytale ending was turning out to be an altogether different story. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Explain the significance of the ending of the play that brings together the two times and two places. Modern Literatures of the Non-Western World: Where the Waters Are Born (1995)All the books have optimistic endings. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But what was an enjoyable ripping yarn is let down by an ending that plays out like something the screenwriter suggested for a joke. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'ending'
British English: ending /ˈɛndɪŋ/ NOUN
An ending is an act of bringing to or reaching an end.
The film has a happy ending.
- American English: ending
- Arabic: اِنْتِهَاء
- Brazilian Portuguese: final
- Chinese: 结尾
- Croatian: završetak
- Czech: konec
- Danish: slutning
- Dutch: einde
- European Spanish: final
- Finnish: lopetus
- French: final
- German: Ende
- Greek: κατάληξη
- Italian: conclusione
- Japanese: 結末
- Korean: 결말
- Norwegian: slutt
- Polish: zakończenie
- European Portuguese: final
- Romanian: finalizare
- Russian: окончание
- Spanish: final terminación
- Swedish: slut
- Thai: ตอนจบ
- Turkish: son
- Ukrainian: закінчення
- Vietnamese: kết cục
Definition of ending from the Collins English Dictionary
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