Phrasal Verbs

finish up

This page is about the phrasal verb finish up


to be in a certain place or situation after a long series of events or a long time


end up, wind up

For example

  • finish up After working her way around Asia, Sandy finished up in Australia working as a fruit picker.

  • finish up doing sth After seeing hundreds of young actors, we finished up giving the part to a boy who'd never acted in a film before.

Quick Quiz

If someone starts taking hard drugs like heroin or cocaine, they could easily finish up

a. in a top university

b. in a luxury apartment

c. in jail or dead

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