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phrasal verb [transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theyfinish with
he/she/itfinishes with
present participlefinishing with
past tensefinished with
past participlefinished with
  1. 1
    finish with something if you have finished with something, you have stopped using it and no longer need it

    When you’ve finished with the sponge, simply rinse it in cold water.

  2. 2
    finish with someone informal to end a relationship with someone so that they are no longer your boyfriend or girlfriend
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in an online conversation, repeatedly asking a person questions which suggest that you are interested in what they are talking about, but are actually intended to annoy them

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