When I was finished, I asked her if she had any questions, and she smiled up at me pleasantly, then answered completely in Polish.
When Romney finished speaking, he received polite applause and simply walked off stage right.
The manicurist had just finished administering the polish to Michelle when there was a knock on the door, and there he was!
By the time I finished doing this it had become a flat-out race.
So, once we were finished cutting it together and before we took it to Sundance, I sold him a copy for fifty bucks.
We decided at once on a trip abroad as soon as I had finished my work.
"I've just finished," said Percival, glancing down the last sheet.
He read on, and when he had finished the first paper he turned to the next.
Uncle Peter weakly waved the hand of finished discouragement.
Order a small meal, that you may have finished when he does.
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+)