Then they can ride the ensuing backlash to victory and be in a position to finish off repeal.
That fall, when Hakamian tried to claim his investment to finish paying for dental school, he was given nothing but promises.
Once you finish the cup of coffee wait a little bit to digest then drink the glass of water.
He said, “I am breaking my heart over this story, and cannot bear to finish it.”
She Said: Like Walter White, Bryan Cranston will finish the evening saying, “I won.”
She did not allow him to finish; she said hastily that she must witness the contest.
You can finish making up your mind on the way to Harlowe House.
"Come back and set down, and finish your breakfast," shouted Si.
If he looked ahead he would see what we idiomatically know as his "finish."
For a few, weak days he decided to remain and finish it all and forever.
late 14c., "to bring to an end;" mid-15c., "to come to an end," from Old French finiss-, present participle stem of fenir (13c.) "stop, finish, come to an end, die," from Latin finire "to limit, set bounds, put an end to, come to an end," from finis "boundary, limit, border, end," of unknown origin, perhaps related to figere "to fasten, fix" (see fix). Meaning "to kill" is from 1755. Related: Finished; finishing. Finishing school is from 1836.
1779, "that which finishes or gives completion," from finish (v.). Meaning "the end" is from 1790. Finish line attested from 1873.
To put a disastrous end to something or to someone's prospects; COOK someone's GOOSE: She finished him off with a passing shot (1755+)