loose ends : Popular Idioms in English

loose ends

Unfinished details that leave a job incomplete

George likes reading mystery novels, but he hates it when the author doesn't tie up all the loose ends.

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  • Lawmakers dedicate transportation fund
    Buried amid a far-ranging list of rededicated highways, proposed initiatives to improve the New Haven Line, and other loose ends packed in the transportation bill unanimously passed last week was a single sentence to dedicate fuel taxes and other revenue solely for transportation projects.
    June 12, 2013 - Darien News-Review
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    STAMFORD -- Buried amid a far-ranging list of rededicated highways, proposed initiatives to improve the New Haven Line, and other loose ends packed in the transportation bill unanimously passed last week was a single sentence to dedicate fuel taxes and other revenue solely for transportation projects.
    June 12, 2013 - Connecticut Post
  • Legal pot: Can we get there from here?
    A few loose ends remain as the state continues its journey toward legalized recreational marijuana. The propagation, transportation and use of cannabis in any form is illegal under federal law.
    June 9, 2013 - Tacoma News Tribune