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Chiefly in:   from here on end

Classification: English – final d/t-deletion

Spotted in the wild:

  • “Every match from here on end is an opportunity to make a dent in our schedule and make a statement” for the NCAA tournament selections committee, Drzal said. (Univ. of Virginia Cavalier Daily, Mar. 8, 2001)
  • So from here on end, I guess, as Raymond Carver said, ‘it’s all gravy’. (Australian Broadcasting Corporation, 7:30 Report transcript, Nov. 19, 2001)
  • From here on end all British Columbians can do is see their surgeries get cancelled, see the quality of education decline, see some taxes cut, see some deregulation of government services, business flourishing and the Liberals in office for a long time. (The Commentary, May 28, 2002)
  • Do you think the Phil will pretty much abandon the triangle from here on end given their success with less offensive structure against the Spurs? (USA Today chat transcript, May 19, 2004)

Probably influenced by _on end_ meaning ‘without interruption’ (as in _for days/weeks/months/years on end_) — so perhaps this is an idiom blend?

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