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English definition of “finish”


verb [I/T]    /ˈfɪn·ɪʃ/
to come to an end: [I] The meeting should finish at four o’clock. [T] If you’ll let me finish my sentence, I’ll explain it to you. To finish can also mean to complete something: [I] She didn’t win but she did finish second. [T] Have you finished that magazine? To finish can also mean to use completely: [T] We may as well finish the rest of this pasta.
(Definition of finish verb from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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