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finish sth off

phrasal verb with finish uk   us   /ˈfɪn.ɪʃ/ verb
  • (COMPLETE)

B2 to ​complete the last ​part of something that you are doing: I ​want to ​finish off this ​essay before I go to ​bed.

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  • (USE)

to ​eat, ​drink, or use the last ​part of something: We may as well ​finish off this ​wine - there's only a little ​bitleft.

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