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English definition of “finish up”

finish up

UK phrasal verb with finish     /ˈfɪn.ɪʃ/ verb
If you finish up in a particular place or situation, that is the place or situation that you are in finally: You'll finish up dead if you carry on drinking like that. She married a Spaniard and finished up in Barcelona.Coming to an endCausing something to end
(Definition of finish up from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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