Meaning of “the curtain falls on sth” in the English Dictionary

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"the curtain falls on sth" in British English

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the curtain falls on sth


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.

(Definition of “the curtain falls on sth” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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