finish with

Meaning: If you've finished with something, you've done what you needed to do with it and you no longer need it.

For example:

  • finish with sth When you've finished with the hair dryer, could you let me know? I need to use it too.

  • finish with sth After he'd finished with the vacuum cleaner, he put it back in the cupboard.

Quick Quiz:

When you've finished with the juicer, make sure you

a. cut up the apples

b. plug it in

c. clean it

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