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English definition of “the curtain falls on sth”

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the curtain falls on sth

literary
When the curtain falls on a period of time, it ends: Although the curtain has now fallen on the 20th century, many of its values still remain.
Translations of “the curtain falls on sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) (某個時期)結束…
in Chinese (Simplified) (某个时期)结束…
(Definition of the curtain falls on sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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