End up doing - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
end up doing
end up (by) doing something and wind up (by) doing something
1. . to conclude something by doing something. We ended up by going back to my house. They danced until midnight and wound up by having pizza in the front room.
2. to end by doing something [anyway]. I wound up by going home early.
References in periodicals archive
and try not to laugh at funny things they say, because you're going to end up doing
push-ups for it if there's laughing in formation.
This is even reflected in our choice of heroes, Fallows asserts: "Most of our national myths are about people who won't listen to others and end up doing
what supposedly can't be done.