Meaning of “finish off something” in the English Dictionary

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"finish off something" in American English

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finish off something

phrasal verb with finish us /ˈfɪn·ɪʃ/ verb [ I/T ]

(COMPLETE)

to complete or use all of something:

I started the project and someone else finished it off.
They helped finish off his birthday cake .

(Definition of “finish off something” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)