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I/you/we/theyfinish off
he/she/itfinishes off
present participlefinishing off
past tensefinished off
past participlefinished off
  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] same as finish

    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 finish

    Do you want to finish off these sandwiches?

  3. 3
    [transitive] informal to kill someone

    It was the drink that really finished him off.

  4. 4
    [transitive] informal to make someone feel extremely tired

    That walk around the lake just about finished me off!

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