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    Default tickets finished?

    May I say the tickets for the concert finished? Did I use the verb "to finish" correctly or I have to replace it with end, end or something else?

    Thanks in advance

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    NOT A TEACHER

    Are you trying to say that the tickets sold out?

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    Default Re: tickets finished?

    Tickets 'expire'.
    Once the concert has ended the tickets are no longer 'valid'.

    "The tickets for the concert have expired; they are no longer valid for admission."

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    Default Re: tickets finished?

    Quote Originally Posted by Chicken Sandwich View Post
    NOT A TEACHER

    Are you trying to say that the tickets sold out?
    Ah, nice catch, Chicken! But wouldn't it be more appropriate to say that the concert is sold out?

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    Quote Originally Posted by amigos4 View Post
    Ah, nice catch, Chicken! But wouldn't it be more appropriate to say that the concert is sold out?
    Well, before posting, I checked a few sources and I found some citations of tickets being sold out. Here's one:

    Tickets to the concert sold out quickly.
    Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

    (I'm not saying I disagree with you, by the way .)

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    If I had known that the concert was going to be that good I would have bought my tickets before they sold out!!!!!

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