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Old October 25, 2009, 12:20 PM
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To cap off the evening

I heard something similar in a film yesterday, but I couldn´t find it in the dic. can anybody help?
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Old October 25, 2009, 12:54 PM
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"to cap off the evening" means to make the evening complete in some way - perhaps by having a "nightcap" (a drink before going to bed).

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Old October 25, 2009, 01:22 PM
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Para el colmo de la noche...

Pero por defecto tiene sentido positivo; si negativo el tono de voz debería indicar ironía.
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Old October 25, 2009, 03:29 PM
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claro - por ejemplo: "that REally capped it off!"?

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