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end in

Meaning: to have a certain result at the end of something

Synonym: culminate in (formal)

For example:

  • end in sth The two countries couldn't agree on how to solve the problem, so the negotiations ended in a stalemate.

  • end in sth The U.S. government's policy of making alcohol illegal in the 1920's ended in failure and an increase in organised crime.

Quick Quiz:

Neither team had scored a goal, so the game ended in
  1. a nightclub
  2. a victory
  3. a draw

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