One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Spend the final part of one's life in a specified place or state.‘she ended her days in London’
- ‘There are various stories doing the rounds over the past few year as to why Gavin is not ending his days at the Showgrounds where his experience would be a decided asset to a team bereft of wise heads.’
- ‘As he boarded a plane from Manchester last February he was looking forward to ending his days in the bosom of his new-found family.’
- ‘George goes off the rails again, ending his days in The Chelsea Hotel in New York.’
- ‘A young soldier answers the call to fight for King and country, and ends his days in a society that disputes the necessity of soldiering.’
- ‘And Bertram, full of the most charisma and promise as a youth, ends his days as a minor and mildly eccentric academic.’
- ‘He ends his life as a bankrupt and a dependant of Flashman's aristocratic father-in-law.’
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