Translation: from spanish

to finish off sth

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  • finish somebody off — ˌfinish sb/sthˈoff derived (informal) to destroy sb/sth, especially sb/sth that is badly injured or damaged • The hunter moved in to finish the animal off. Main entry: ↑finishderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • finish — fin|ish1 W2S1 [ˈfınıʃ] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(stop doing something)¦ 2¦(end)¦ 3¦(eat/drink)¦ 4¦(end something by doing something)¦ 5¦(race)¦ 6¦(take away somebody s strength)¦ 7¦(use all of something)¦ 8 put/add the finishing touches (to something)… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • finish — 1 / fInIS/ verb 1 STOP DOING STH (I, T) to come to the end of doing or making something, so that it is complete : finish sth: You can t go anywhere until you finish your homework. | finish doing sth: I finished typing the report just minutes… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • finish*/*/*/ — [ˈfɪnɪʃ] verb I 1) [I/T] to do the last part of something so that it is complete I ve nearly finished my work.[/ex] I haven t finished eating yet.[/ex] 2) [I] to stop happening Lessons finish at midday.[/ex] The game finished with the score at… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • ˌfinish sth ˈoff — phrasal verb 1) same as finish They hired a smaller company to finish off the job.[/ex] 2) same as finish Do you want to finish off these sandwiches?[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • finish — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 last part/end of sth ADJECTIVE ▪ exciting, fantastic, good, great, thrilling, tremendous (esp. BrE) ▪ His best finish was 11th in the Hungarian Grand Prix …   Collocations dictionary

  • polish something off — (informal) 1 he polished off an apple pie: EAT, finish, consume, devour, guzzle, wolf down, down, bolt; drink up, drain …   Useful english dictionary

  • leave off — verb 1. come to an end, stop or cease (Freq. 2) the road leaves off at the edge of the forest leave off where you started • Hypernyms: ↑discontinue • Verb Frames: Something is ing PP 2. prevent …   Useful english dictionary

  • bring something off — ACHIEVE, accomplish, attain, bring about, pull off, manage, realize, complete, finish; execute, perform, discharge; formal effectuate. → bring * * * achieve something successfully a good omelet is very hard to bring off * * * ˌbring sthˈoff… …   Useful english dictionary

  • pay sth off — UK US pay sth off Phrasal Verb with pay({{}}/peɪ/ verb (paid, paid) ► FINANCE to finish paying back money that you owe for something: pay off a debt/loan/mortgage »Student loans are usually paid off at a very preferential rate …   Financial and business terms

  • pay something off — PAY (IN FULL), settle, discharge, clear, liquidate. → pay * * * pay a debt in full you may have saved up enough to pay off your second mortgage * * * ˌpay sthˈoff derived to finish paying money owed for sth …   Useful english dictionary

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