finish sth off
— phrasal verb with finish uk /ˈfɪn.ɪʃ/ us /ˈfɪn.ɪʃ/ verb
- The decorating is virtually finished - I just need to finish off the painting.
- I'll have to take this work home and finish it off tonight.
- Can you finish off this crossword for me? I'm stuck.
- She has a habit of finishing off other people's sentences.
- If you finish off that essay tonight, you'll be able to relax and enjoy the weekend.
Thesaurus: synonyms and related words
- all good things (must) come to an end idiom
- and have done with it idiom
- be over the hump idiom
- knock off (sth)
- lay sth to rest idiom
- lay the ghost of sth (to rest) idiom
- leave it at that idiom
- leave off (sth/doing sth)
- the curtain falls on sth idiom
- to the bitter end idiom
- top sth off
- "Go on, finish off this tart, Paul." "Well, it seems a shame to let it go to waste."
- He finished off his pint and stood up to leave.
- There is a little paint left in this can, so let's finish that off first.
- When I've finished the pullover, I might finish off the rest of the wool by making some gloves.
- They've finished off all the bricks, but there's still another wall to build.