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English definition of “loose ends”

loose ends

noun [plural]    
things that still need to be done or explained: At the end of the film all the loose ends are neatly tied up.Things remaining
(Definition of loose ends noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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