Meaning of “finish sb off” in the English Dictionary

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"finish sb off" in British English

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finish sb off

informal
phrasal verb with finish uk /ˈfɪn.ɪʃ/ us /ˈfɪn.ɪʃ/ verb

to make someone extremely tired, weak, or unhappy:

That game of tennis really finished me off.

(Definition of “finish sb off” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)