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Definition of finish off phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

finish off

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb
 
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Phrasal Verbs

finish somebody/somethingoff

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to destroy someone or something, especially someone or something that is badly injured or damaged The hunter moved in to finish the animal off.

finish somethingoff

 
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to do the last part of something; to make something end by doing one last thing I need about an hour to finish off this report. They finished off the show with one of their most famous songs.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: finish off