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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 ​itsvalues still ​remain.
(Definition of the curtain falls on sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “the curtain falls on sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) (某个时期)结束…
in Chinese (Traditional) (某個時期)結束…
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