loose ends The expression loose ends refers to things with are not yet finished, discovered or understood.
- “There are several loose ends: the explosives were not ready for use and the arrested officer doesn’t have any knowledge about bombs,” he said.
The former prime minister said many loose ends must be tied up, particularly in the area of sponsorship.
During the drug crackdown campaign the drug kingpins used the time to clear up all loose ends, leading to the killing of small dealers and talkative gang members.
When I am offline, I immediately go to My Computer Properties, click on Disk Cleanup and erase all my temporary files and other loose ends.
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