coming to an end

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There is such a storm, it looks as if the world were coming to an end.
She had never given anyone to understand that she was poorer than the rest, but it was clear that her money had been coming to an end, and at last she could not afford to come any more to the studio.
His student days coming to an end, the years which followed, from 1842 to 1848--Wanderjahre, in which he visited Holland, Italy, Sicily, and the principal towns of Germany--seem to have been the happiest of his life.
Half an hour later, to all intents and purposes, so far as Jerry could or could not comprehend, the world might well have seemed suddenly coming to an end.
this lane, the longest in the world, was coming to an end, was opening on a broad highroad, where there was actually a coach passing
Petersen Sahib came in on his clever she-elephant Pudmini; he had been paying off other camps among the hills, for the season was coming to an end, and there was a native clerk sitting at a table under a tree, to pay the drivers their wages.
No, Evgenie Pavlovitch, if, as you said yourself just now, a lawyer said in open court that he found it quite natural that a man should murder six people because he was in misery, the world must be coming to an end.
Polly held on to the back of Tom's chair, for a minute, for the news took her breath away, and she felt as if the world was coming to an end, "failed" was such a vaguely dreadful word to her.
Within two days the town of Alencon had been agitated by such startling events that certain good women were heard to remark that the world was coming to an end.
HSBC Holdings (LSE: HSBA) could abandon sponsoring its flagship golf tournament in Shanghai as the contract is coming to an end.
However, just as Mara's brilliant high school career is coming to an end, V comes to live with Mara and her parents and inadvertently becomes a catalyst for change.
Levein has spoken to Douglas' agent about the Scotland international whose time at Celtic could be coming to an end after his blunder in Sunday's Old Firm game.