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put the finishing touches to

UK (US put the finishing touches on)
to add the final improvements to something so that you are satisfied with it or certain that it is complete
Translations of “put the finishing touches to”
in Chinese (Traditional) 做最後的加工(或潤飾)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 做最后的加工(或润饰)…
(Definition of put the finishing touches to from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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