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Sewn-up

DEFINITION

Finished. Completed a task. ‘Sew’ implies that things were loose or incomplete and now they have been finished for use.¬† (Compare to Tie up loose strings.)

“At the end of the detective movie, the police said the murder details had been sewn up and the file closed.”

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