end up with (someone or something)(redirected from end up with one)
end up with (someone or something)
1. To be with someone, often by default. It seems that we've ended up with the most boring tour guide on the planet. He's seriously putting me to sleep. If you don't start dating more serious guys, you're going to end up with a doofus.
2. To possess something at the end or as a result of something else. We ended up with nothing because the yard sale was a bust. I ended up with a ticket to the concert because one of Nicole's friends couldn't go at the last minute.
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end up with someone or something
to finish with the possession of someone or something or in the company of someone or something. Careful or you will end up with Johnny for the weekend. Do you want to end up with the bill? I thought my date was with Sally, but I ended up with her twin sister.
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