One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The very end; the absolute limit.‘his name would be published and it would be the stone end of him’‘that really would be the stone end’
- ‘"At the time", he records, "I thought this was just the stone end".’
- ‘Then they started talking about the war, and that was the stone end of me.’
- ‘If the worst happened, it would be the stone end of the airline, and a serious wound to the Australian economy.’
- ‘You are not reading correctly and that's the stone end of it: accept it as such and move on.’
- ‘People have been bushed before today and, as far as I'm concerned, that's the stone end of it.’
- ‘He needs to be careful his hat doesn't blow under the wheels of one of those double-decker buses; that'd be the stone end of it.’
- ‘I thought, "This is the stone end," and stopped feeling scared.’
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