Last modified on 8 October 2013, at 18:09

loose end

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NounEdit

loose end (plural loose ends)

  1. The end of a rope that has not been fastened.
  2. (idiomatic, by extension) A small job that needs to be done, or minor problem that needs to be resolved, before a task can be considered complete.

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  • Idiomatic sense most often has plural form.

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