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end up

vb (adverb)
1. (copula) to become eventually; turn out to be: he ended up a thief.
2. (intr) to arrive, esp by a circuitous or lengthy route or process: he ended up living in New Zealand.
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Verb1.end up - finally be or do something; "He ended up marrying his high school sweetheart"; "he wound up being unemployed and living at home again"
act, move - perform an action, or work out or perform (an action); "think before you act"; "We must move quickly"; "The governor should act on the new energy bill"; "The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel"
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(end) noun
1. the last or farthest part of the length of something. the house at the end of the road; both ends of the room; Put the tables end to end (= with the end of one touching the end of another); (also adjective) We live in the end house.
2. the finish or conclusion. the end of the week; The talks have come to an end; The affair is at an end; He is at the end of his strength; They fought bravely to the end; If she wins the prize we'll never hear the end of it (= she will often talk about it).
3. death. The soldiers met their end bravely.
4. an aim. What end have you in view?
5. a small piece left over. cigarette ends.
to bring or come to an end. The scheme ended in disaster; How does the play end?; How should I end (off) this letter?
ˈending noun
the end, especially of a story, poem etc. Fairy stories have happy endings.
ˈendless adjective
1. going on for ever or for a very long time. endless arguments.
2. continuous, because of having the two ends joined. an endless chain.
at a loose end
with nothing to do. He went to the cinema because he was at a loose end.
end up
1. to reach or come to an end, usually unpleasant. I knew that he would end up in prison.
2. to do something in the end. He refused to believe her but he ended up apologizing.
in the end
finally. He had to work very hard but he passed his exam in the end.
make (both) ends meet
not to get into debt. The widow and her four children found it difficult to make ends meet.
no end (of)
very much. I feel no end of a fool.
on end
1. upright; erect. Stand the table on end; The cat's fur stood on end.
2. continuously; without a pause. For days on end we had hardly anything to eat.
put an end to
to cause to finish; to stop. The government put an end to public execution.
the end
the limit (of what can be borne or tolerated). His behaviour is the end!
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