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    No English dictionary has been able to explain the difference btwn the two words ‘‘COMPLETE’’ and ‘‘FINISHED’’. Some people say there is no difference btwn ‘‘COMPLETE’’ and ‘‘FINISHED’’, but there is. When you marry the right woman, you are COMPLETE and when you marry the wrong woman you are FINISHED! When your wife catches you with another woman you are COMPLETELY FINISHED and when your wife likes shopping so much you are FINISHED COMPLETELY!!!

    What's the difference in meaning between COMPLETELY FINISHED and FINISHED COMPLETELY?
    I need native speakers' help.

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    Despite your clever explanation, absent any context I see no difference between completely finished and finished completely.

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