ring down the curtain

a. : to give the signal for lowering the curtain in a theater or auditorium
b. : to lower the curtain in a theater or auditorium
2. : to conclude a performance or action

this sorry episode rang down the curtain on what was planned to be a spectacular adventure

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ring down (or up) the curtain
cause a theater curtain to be lowered (or raised)
figurative mark the end (or the beginning) of an enterprise or event

the sendoff rings down the curtain on a major chapter in television history

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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