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phrasal verb
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theyfinish off
he/she/itfinishes off
present participlefinishing off
past tensefinished off
past participlefinished off

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  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] same as finish1 (sense 1)
    They hired a smaller company to finish off the job.
    I just need to finish off a few things first.
  2. 2
    [transitive] same as finish1 (sense 2)
    Do you want to finish off these sandwiches?
  3. 3
    [transitive] informal to kill someone
    It was the drink that really finished him off.
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  4. 4
    [transitive] informal to make someone feel extremely tired
    That walk round the lake just about finished me off!
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