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unfinished business

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishunfinished businessunfinished businesssomething you need to discuss further with someone or a situation that has not yet reached a satisfactory solution The sudden death of a loved one can often leave the bereaved with an agonising sense of unfinished business. business
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unfinished businessThose people that you have unfinished business with.Seeing their own children in their teens may bring their own adolescence forcibly to mind, along with its unfinished business.One bit of unfinished business was to obtain for Joe the Legion of Merit award.However, during our hand-over General Churchill mentioned one piece of unfinished business.Obon is for closing off unfinished business, for restoring bonds, for healing and remembering.There was definitely some unfinished business between the two of them, but he was extremely tired.Each of these women had left some unfinished business.Then he would be up and about, able to apply himself to unfinished business.
unfinished businessunfinished businesssomething that you have not yet dealt with unfinished
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unfinished businessEach of these women had left some unfinished business.However, during our hand-over General Churchill mentioned one piece of unfinished business.Seeing their own children in their teens may bring their own adolescence forcibly to mind, along with its unfinished business.Then he would be up and about, able to apply himself to unfinished business.There was definitely some unfinished business between the two of them, but he was extremely tired.Obon is for closing off unfinished business, for restoring bonds, for healing and remembering.One bit of unfinished business was to obtain for Joe the Legion of Merit award.Those people that you have unfinished business with.
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