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Tie-up loose strings


Finish. Complete all final details to bring a project to its planned outcome. ‘Loose strings’ implies an unfinished project or a disorganized situation, so tie-up is to bring to fruition or finish a chore. (Compare to Sewn up.)

“Now that we’ve sold our house, I have to stop payment on utilities and a tie-up a few other loose strings

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