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phrasal verb [intransitive] mainly spoken
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theyend up
he/she/itends up
present participleending up
past tenseended up
past participleended up

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  1. to be in a particular place or state after doing something or because of doing it

    Somehow they all ended up at my house.

    Keep on doing that and you’ll end up in serious trouble.

    end up doing something:

    I ended up spending the night in the airport.

See also main entry: end


to fall over forwards so that your face hits the ground or another surface

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the activity of exploring abandoned buildings and other manmade structures

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