closing curtain

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Noun1.closing curtain - the concluding part of any performance
finishing, finish - the act of finishing; "his best finish in a major tournament was third"; "the speaker's finishing was greeted with applause"
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Volpe's rejection of the offer leaves you with the following choices: If you want to insure that you are not hit by stray bouquets, you could either leave the orchestra pit during the four to five minutes between the closing curtain and the appearance of the first principal for a solo bow, or you could keep an eye out for "incoming" bouquets.
However, we would urge homeowners to take preventative measures, especially in December, by closing curtain or blinds to hide their belongings."
Smaller animals such as hamsters, rats and gerbils can be kept cool by opening windows and closing curtains, using a fan (but not directly at them), and by ensuring a supply of fresh water.
And we're closing curtains at what seems a strange time of day.
For example, try to enlist a friend or neighbour to keep your house looking lived-in by opening and closing curtains, keeping the hallway clear of junk mail, etc - even parking their car in your driveway from time to time.
When she steps back her hair falls like closing curtains around her face, which no one who has seen her can describe.
Sadly, it is mainly dull, with long, drawn-out sequences of people making tea, wandering from one room to the next, closing curtains and opening them again.
They suggest leaving a light on or using a timer switch, leaving a radio on and closing curtains.
I found myself rushing around the house before it began to get myself settled - closing curtains, locking doors and pouring myself a glass of wine.