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.
See also: end, up
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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.