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Phrasal Verbs

finish off

This page is about the phrasal verb finish off

Meaning: to complete something, or to eat the last piece of something

For example:

  • finish sth off I've been working on the report all week, but I should be able to finish it off tonight.

  • finish off sth Who'd like to finish off the apple pie? There's still one piece left.

Quick Quiz:

After we'd finished off the pizza, there was

a. a lot of pizza left

b. a little pizza left

c. no pizza left

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