UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈfɪnɪʃt/US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(finisht)

WordReference English Collocations © 2020


Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. a finished [painting, draft, project]
  2. a finished [pianist, writer, surgeon]
  3. (is not) the finished [article, product, piece]
  4. her [career, reputation, marriage] is finished
  5. their [hopes, ambitions, chances] are finished
  6. [we, Bob and I] are finished
  7. I'm finished with [you, all this, school]
  8. I'm finished trying to [be, explain, make, persuade]
  9. was finished at the [golf, football, reading] club
  10. [not quite, almost, all but] finished
  11. I'm calling it finished
WordReference English Collocations © 2020


Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. finish [your work, my chores, her exam, his homework]
  2. finish [the job, what you started]
  3. finish a [race, marathon, obstacle course]
  4. finish (off) your [drink, meal, dinner]
  5. finish off [with, by]
  6. finished with [an explosion, a cliffhanger, applause]
  7. finish up a [project, paper, book, movie]
  8. [easy, difficult] to finish
  9. about to finish
  10. [give you, no, didn't have] time to finish
  11. finish on [time, schedule]
  12. [have, had] only just finished
  13. just finished (up)
  14. finished [first, in second place]
  15. finished [at 1:00, a few minutes ago, an hour ago]
  16. finished to perfection
  17. finish and [polish, shine]
  18. finish a [chair, bannister, table]
  19. finish off the [enemy, opponent]
  1. had a [strong, weak] finish
  2. was a [dramatic, close, tight, nail-biting] finish (to)
  3. [needed, was] a photo finish
  4. a finish in the race
  5. a finish to the [week, day, presentation]
  6. see it through from start to finish
  7. led from start to finish
  8. was [doomed, ill-thought, riveting] from start to finish
  9. getting [near, close to] the finish
  10. [200 meters, one lap] from the finish
  11. a [gloss, matte, smooth] finish
  12. [an oil, a poly, a paint] finish
  13. put a (new) finish on the [table, chair, wood, house, siding]
  14. put a (new) coat of finish on the [table]
  15. [an extra, a new] coat of finish
  16. [two] coats of finish
n as adj
  1. [reached, crossed] the finish line
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