ring up the curtain

ring down (or up) the curtain 1) lower (or raise) a theatre curtain. 2) mark the end (or beginning) of something.
Main Entry: ring

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  • Ring Up the Curtain — Infobox Film name = Ring Up the Curtain image size = caption = director = Alfred J. Goulding producer = Hal Roach writer = narrator = starring = Harold Lloyd music = cinematography = editing = distributor = released = 27 April, 1919 runtime = 12… …   Wikipedia

  • ring up the curtain — phrasal 1. a. : to give the signal for raising the curtain in a theater or auditorium b. : to raise the curtain in a theater or auditorium 2. : to begin a performance or action * * * ring up the curtain 1. To give the signal for raising the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • ring down the curtain — ► ring down (or up) the curtain 1) lower (or raise) a theatre curtain. 2) mark the end (or beginning) of something. Main Entry: ↑ring …   English terms dictionary

  • ring down the curtain — phrasal 1. 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… …   Useful english dictionary

  • ring down the curtain — idi a) to bring a performance or action to a close b) to lower or close the curtain in front of a stage …   From formal English to slang

  • ring up the curtain — idi a) to start a performance or action b) to raise or open the curtain in front of a stage …   From formal English to slang

  • ring down the curtain — phrasal to conclude a performance or an action …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • ring up the curtain — phrasal to begin a performance or an action …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • ring down the curtain — Meaning Bring something to an end. Origin Theatrical origin …   Meaning and origin of phrases

  • ring down (or up) the curtain — 1》 lower (or raise) a theatre curtain. 2》 mark the end (or beginning) of something. → ring …   English new terms dictionary

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