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    tatysilva is offline Newbie
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    Question Finish v End

    I need help to understand the difference between finish and end.
    In the phrase They had finished with each other. Why can't I use ended?

    I would like to thank you in advance.

    Taty

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    Re: Finish v End

    Welcome to the forum, Taty

    This is a special case. The phrasal verb 'finished with' is a fixed expression meaning 'ended a relationship with'.

    For general discussions of the differences between finish and end, see the Similar Threads below, which have been found for you thanks to your excellent thread title.

    Rover
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 29-May-2012 at 10:13.

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