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Spanish translation of “end”

end

noun /end/
the last or farthest part of the length of something
final, extremo, cabo
the house at the end of the road both ends of the room Put the tables end to end (= with the end of one touching the end of another) (also adjective) We live in the end house.
the finish or conclusion
fin, final, conclusión
the end of the week The talks have come to an end The affair is at an end He is at the end of his strength They fought bravely to the end If she wins the prize, we’ll never hear the end of it (= she will often talk about it).
death
muerte
The soldiers met their end bravely.
an aim
objetivo, finalidad
What end do you have in view?
a small piece left over
resto
cigarette ends.
ending noun the end, especially of a story, poem etc
fin, final
Fairy stories have happy endings.
endless adjective going on for ever or for a very long time
interminable
endless arguments.
continuous, because of having the two ends joined
sin fin
an endless chain.
at a loose end with nothing to do
no tener nada que hacer
He went to the cinema / movie theater because he was at a loose end.
end up phrasal verb to reach or come to an end, usually unpleasant
acabar, terminar
I knew that he would end up in prison.
to do something in the end
terminar por
He refused to believe her, but he ended up apologizing.
in the end finally
al final
He had to work very hard, but he passed his exam in the end.
make (both) ends meet not to get into debt
llegar a final de mes
The widow and her four children found it difficult to make ends meet.
no end (of) very much
la tira de, cantidad de
I feel no end of a fool.
on end upright; erect
sobre el extremo, erecto, vertical
Stand the table on end The cat’s fur stood on end.
continuously; without a pause
enteros
For days on end we had hardly anything to eat.
put an end to to cause to finish; to stop
poner fin a algo, acabar con algo
The government put an end to public execution.
the end noun the limit (of what can be borne or tolerated)
el colmo
His behaviour/behavior is the end!
(Definition of end from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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