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end up

phrasal verb with end
 
 
/end/ verb [I, T]
B1 to finally be in a particular place or situation: I never thought he'd end up in prison. [+ doing sth] He always ends up doing what Alan wants to do. She'll end up unemployed.Causing something to endComing to an end
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