Definition of 'finishing line'
Example sentences containing 'finishing line'
We have to cross the finishing line.Times, Sunday Times (2007) Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Once again they panicked within sight of the finishing line.Times, Sunday Times (2014) Times, Sunday Times (2014) Times, Sunday Times (2013) The Sun (2014) Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Britain is in the process of restoring its battered banks to health and the finishing line is in sight.Times, Sunday Times (2014) The Sun (2013)
The finishing line is in sight.Times, Sunday Times (2015) Times, Sunday Times (2007) Times, Sunday Times (2013) The Sun (2011) Times, Sunday Times (2007)
With the finishing line in sight, the players seem perfectly geared up for the final push on all three fronts.The Sun (2009)
But he has had just one top ten finish since January and looks to have crossed the finishing line with little to spare.Times, Sunday Times (2006) The Sun (2011)
Now, finally, the finishing line is in sight.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Tomorrow it is certain that crossing the finishing line will be the fastest greengrocer in the London Marathon.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
After collapsing on the track as she crossed the finishing line last night she insisted: 'None of that matters any more.The Sun (2008)
If his dream is borne out, he and his crew should be nearing the finishing line towards the end of June.Times, Sunday Times (2008) The Sun (2013)
Has the look of a player in the world top ten, which he is, but too often slips up with the finishing line in sight.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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