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the sun sets on sth

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If the sun sets on something, it ends: It used to be said that Britain ruled an empire on which the sun would never set.
(Definition of the sun sets on sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “the sun sets on sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 结束,终结…
in Chinese (Traditional) 結束,終結…
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