Phrasal Verbs With 'Finish'

Finish off phrasal verb

  1. Meaning: Finish completely
    (Separable [optional] | International English)
    » Example: They FINISHED OFF all the chocolates and had to go to the all-night garage to buy some more.
  2. Meaning: Kill a person or animal, often when they have already been hurt
    (Separable [optional] | International English)
    » Example: The animal was badly hurt, so they FINISHED it OFF to end its suffering.
  3. Meaning: Beat, make victory certain in sport
    (Separable [optional] | International English)
    » Example: The second goal FINISHED them OFF.
  4. Meaning: Consume all
    (Separable [optional] | International English)
    » Example: We FINISHED OFF the coffee and had to get some more.

Finish up phrasal verb

  1. Meaning: Finally get somewhere, usually without planning to go there
    (Intransitive | International English)
    » Example: We went out for diner and FINISHED UP in a club.

Finish up with phrasal verb

  1. Meaning: Have or do something at the end or as the last of something
    (Inseparable | International English)
    » Example: We attended some workshops and FINISHED UP WITH the keynote speaker.

Finish with phrasal verb

  1. Meaning: End a relationship
    (Inseparable | British English)
    » Example: She FINISHED WITH him a few months ago.
  2. Meaning: Stop dealing with someone
    (Inseparable | British English)
    » Example: He wanted to leave but I was furious and hadn't FINISHED WITH him.
  3. Meaning: Finish using or requiring
    (Separable [optional] | International English)
    » Example: Can I read the paper when you've FINISHED WITH it.