to close their doors

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  • The rival studio had found little success in their own projects and decided to close their doors.
  • Many had shut out failure only by minutes when midday permitted them to close their doors. Cited from If Winter Comes, by A.S.M. Hutchinson
  • No wonder the county people fight shy of us; a fellow like that is enough to close their doors against us for ever. Cited from Spring Days, by George Moore
  • All save one or two of the great hotels which have not been taken over by the Government for hospitals have had to close their doors. Cited from Italy at War and the Allies in the West, by E. Alexander Powell
  • Due to the financial crisis, many factories in China are forced to close their doors in late 2008.
  • Many bar owners had voiced criticism that they had felt "extreme pressure" to close their doors and accept the terms of the deal.
  • We should do it quietly, and without fuss, if possible; but if we shut it up several others of the same sort will be certain to close their doors. Cited from Colonel Thorndyke's Secret, by G. A. Henty
  • The savings banks of the city agreed unanimously to close their doors, availing themselves of their legal right to demand sixty days before paying. Cited from The Moneychangers, by Upton Sinclair
  • The gambling dens and brothels had been forced to close their doors, and their occupants driven to seek other fields for their degrading profession. Cited from That Printer of Udell's, by Harold Bell Wright
  • CompUSA and Disc Jockey closed in 2007 leading many of the other tenants to close their doors as well.
  • The cafes, indeed, were ordered to close their doors at midnight, but behind closed shutters went on gambling, drinking and debauchery. Cited from Historical Tales, The Romance of Reality, Vol. 6, by Charles Morris
  • The cafes, indeed, were ordered to close their doors at midnight, but behind closed shutters went on gambling, drinking, and debauchery. Cited from France in the Nineteenth Century, by Elizabeth Latimer
  • Whilst Sure Shot was working on new material, Kold Sweat decided to close their doors for business for good but this didn't stop him from pursuing his career.
  • The national banks were unable to supply the demand for currency so quickly, and 158 of them failed in 1893 and hundreds of state and private financial institutions were forced to close their doors. Cited from U.S. Since The Civil War, Charles Ramsdell Lingley
  • As to Marcel and Musette, their arguments were carried on in private sittings; they took at least the precaution to close their doors and windows. Cited from Bohemians of the Latin Quarter, by Henry Murger
  • The German inhabitants of Braunau had done well to close their doors and cover their windows, for the disgrace and humiliation of Germany were at this hour rumbling through their streets. Cited from Louisa of Prussia and Her Times, by L. Muhlbach #7
  • Conversely, the news that the ore vein was spent meant people would move on to the next opportunity, merchants needed to close their doors due to lack of business, and the town was in danger of becoming deserted.
  • In addition to encouraging the participation of retailers, consumers are also encouraged to participate by closing shop doors and boycotting shops that refuse to close their doors.
  • Our own colonies are unable to take much of our products, and the great foreign economic spheres try to close their doors to outsiders, especially Germans, in order to encourage their own industries, and to make themselves independent of other countries. Cited from Germany and the Next War, by Friedrich von Bernhardi
  • In the years to come, there would be internal conflict at the seminary over Woodrow's position, and the conflict even forced Columbia to close their doors for the academic year of 1887-1888.
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