Grammar Patterns

N to n

The 'end' group

These nouns refer to the stopping of something, or to the event that stops it.
People believed that this would bring about an end to the war.
Death blow is typically used with deal. Stop is typically used with put.
The strike appears to have dealt a death blow to detailed negotiations between prison unions and prison management.
It's time to put a stop to all this nonsense.
  • death
  • death blow
  • end
  • halt
  • kiss of death
  • settlement
  • stop
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