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end something up

to terminate something; to bring something to an end. He ended his vacation up by going to the beach. She ended up her speech with a poem.
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end up

to come to an end. When will all this end up? I think that the party will have to end up about midnight.
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end up

(somewhere) and wind up (somewhere) to finish at a certain place. If you don't get straightened out, you'll end up in jail. I fell and hurt myself, and I wound up in the hospital.
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end up

( somewhere ) and wind up( somewhere ) to finish at a certain place. If you don't get straightened out, you'll end up in jail. I fell and hurt myself, and I wound up in the hospital.
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end up

to reach a final place or position wind up I began work as an accountant and ended up writing advertising. We ended up the evening drinking and dancing at a club downtown.
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end up

Arrive at, result in, finish. For example, He thought he'd end up living in the city, or We don't know how Nancy will end up. [First half of 1900s] Also see wind up.
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end up

v.
1. To bring something to a close: The manager ended up the meeting by thanking us for all of our hard work.
2. To arrive somewhere, especially when not anticipated: We lost our way and ended up downtown. If you end up in our area tonight, feel free to drop in.
3. To arrive in some situation or condition as a result of a course of action: If you keep going outside in this weather without shoes, you'll end up catching a cold.
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