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    #1

    wind down = draw to a close

    Dear teachers,

    Would you be kind enough toe tell me whether I am right with my interpretation of the expression in bold in the following excerpt from an English text?

    The party at Family Boss Johnnie Marreti’s Todt Hill, Staten Island estate is winding down.

    wind down = draw to a close

    Thank you for your efforts.

    Regards,

    V.
    Last edited by vil; 09-Apr-2009 at 13:52.

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    Re: wind down = draw to a close

    You are correct, wind [waInd] not [wInd] down means slow down, stop.

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