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Translation of "finish" - English-Spanish dictionary

finish

verb   /ˈfɪn·ɪʃ/
A1 to stop doing something because nothing more needs to be done terminar I’ve finished my homework. We finished planting the garden.
A1 to end terminar The meeting will finish at five o’clock.
B1 ( also finish off/up) to eat, drink, or use something completely terminar They finished their coffee and left the restaurant.
→  Phrasal verbs finish something off
noun   /ˈfɪn·ɪʃ/
B1 the end of a race, or the last part of something final I enjoyed the movie from start to finish.
(Definition of finish from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

finish

verb /ˈfiniʃ/
to bring or come to an end acabar, terminar She’s finished her work The music finished.
to use, eat, drink etc the last of acabar Have you finished your tea?
finished adjective
ended acabado Her chances of success are finished.
(opposite unfinished) done; completed acabado a finished product.
having been completely used, eaten etc acabado The food is finished – there’s none left.
finish off phrasal verb
to complete completar, acabar, terminar She finished off the job yesterday.
to use, eat etc the last of terminar We’ve finished off the cake.
to kill (a person) acabar con His last illness nearly finished him off.
finish up phrasal verb
to use, eat etc the last of; to finish acabar Finish up your meal as quickly as possible.
to end ir a parar a It was no surprise to me when he finished up in jail The car finished up in the scrapyard.
(Definition of finish from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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