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English verb: finish up

1. finish up (change) finish a task completely


SamplesI finally got through this homework assignment.


Synonymsclear up, finish off, get through, mop up, polish off, wrap up


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)complete, finish


Narrower (hyponym)cap off

2. finish up (change) finally be or do something


SamplesHe ended up marrying his high school sweetheart.
He wound up being unemployed and living at home again.


Synonymsend up, fetch up, finish, land up, wind up


Pattern of useSomebody ----s VERB-ing


Broader (hypernym)act, move









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