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Definition of finish off phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

  

finish off

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb
 
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Phrasal Verbs

finish off somebody

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finish off something

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finish somebody off

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finish something off

 
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(informal) to destroy somebody/something, especially somebody/something that is badly injured or damaged The hunter moved in to finish the animal off.
 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.
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