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tail end

noun

  • the tail end
    (of film, concert)
    el final
    los últimos minutos
    la última parte
    (of procession)
    la cola
    Example sentences
    • Five minutes later I'm sliding around outside in the tail end of a whopper American snowstorm.
    • The tail end of this long piece is the most purely beautiful five minutes of sound I've heard in a couple years at least.
    • The front-runners were in after an hour plus, the tail end came in half an hour plus later.

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