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Used to convey that there is or was nothing more to be said about a matter:‘every month, you pay $49.95 and that's all she wrote’
- ‘Soon planes spilled off of the carriers and that's all she wrote.’
- ‘A couple of pizzas and some cold beers and that's all she wrote.’
- ‘When trouble breaks out here, that's all she wrote till morning.’
- ‘‘Make the call, hold the cassette recorder to the handset, press the play button and that's all she wrote,’ he says.’
- ‘‘The Hurt of It All ‘voices the poet's farewell, saying ‘that's all she wrote.’’
- ‘When you get hit with a perfect body shot, that's all she wrote.’
- ‘Someone pops a vial and pour it into a cocktail and that's the end of the story, that's all she wrote.’
- ‘One flat on the way back and that's all she wrote.’
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