English version

finish up

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfinish up phrasal verb1 British English informalEVENTUALLY to arrive at a particular place, after going to other places first syn end up I took a long holiday in Italy and finished up in Rome.2 British English informal to get into a particular state or situation as the result of what you have done, especially without planning or expecting it syn end up He tried to bribe a police officer and finished up in jail. with Brett got into a fight and finished up with a broken wrist.3 finish something ↔ upEATFINISH/USE ALL OF something to eat or drink all the rest of something, so there is none left Come on, finish up your drinks! finish→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
finish withFrom his original £30,000, the client had finished up with around £000.Wash it all down with a Kirin Ichiban and finish up with green-tea ice cream.After mitosis it is in general essential that each daughter cell finishes up with the right number of chromosomes.The top end finishes up with the three-over-two layout of Gotoh black chrome machines.
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Verb table
finish
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyfinish
he, she, itfinishes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyfinished
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave finished
he, she, ithas finished
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad finished
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill finish
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have finished
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam finishing
he, she, itis finishing
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you, we, theyare finishing
Past
I, he, she, itwas finishing
you, we, theywere finishing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been finishing
he, she, ithas been finishing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been finishing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be finishing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been finishing
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