finish up

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Verb1.finish up - finish a task completely; "I finally got through this homework assignment"
complete, finish - come or bring to a finish or an end; "He finished the dishes"; "She completed the requirements for her Master's Degree"; "The fastest runner finished the race in just over 2 hours; others finished in over 4 hours"
cap off - finish or complete, as with some decisive action; "he capped off the meeting with a radical proposal"
2.finish 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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= finish off VI a, b
(= end up in a place)landen (inf); he finished up a nervous wrecker war zum Schluss ein Nervenbündel; he finished up in third placeer landete auf dem dritten Platz (inf); you’ll finish up wishing you’d never starteddu wünschst dir bestimmt noch, du hättest gar nicht erst angefangen; I’ll just finish up having to do it all againzum Schluss muss ich doch alles noch mal machen
vt sep = finish off VT b
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(ˈfiniʃ) verb
1. to bring or come to an end. She's finished her work; The music finished.
2. to use, eat, drink etc the last of. Have you finished your tea?
1. the last touch (of paint, polish etc) that makes the work perfect. The wood has a beautiful finish.
2. the last part (of a race etc). It was a close finish.
ˈfinished adjective
1. ended. Her chances of success are finished.
2. (negative unfinished) done; completed. a finished product.
3. having been completely used, eaten etc. The food is finished – there's none left.
finish off
1. to complete. She finished off the job yesterday.
2. to use, eat etc the last of. We've finished off the cake.
3. to kill (a person). His last illness nearly finished him off.
finish up
1. to use, eat etc the last of; to finish. Finish up your meal as quickly as possible.
2. to end. It was no surprise to me when he finished up in jail; The car finished up in the dump.
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