wind up phrasal verb, verb Definition in British English Dictionary
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wind up

informal
phrasal verb with wind uk   us   /waɪnd/ verb (wound, wound)
to find yourself in an unexpected and usually unpleasant situation, especially as a result of what you do: If he carries on like this he's going to wind up in prison! You don't want to wind up homeless, do you?
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