finish

finish
'finiʃ
1. verb
1) (to bring or come to an end: She's finished her work; The music finished.) acabar, terminar
2) (to use, eat, drink etc the last of: Have you finished your tea?) acabar

2. noun
1) (the last touch (of paint, polish etc) that makes the work perfect: The wood has a beautiful finish.) acabado
2) (the last part (of a race etc): It was a close finish.) llegada
- finish off
- finish up

finish1 n final
it was a very close finish fue un final muy reñido
finish2 vb acabar / terminar
the party finished at 4 in the morning la fiesta acabó a las 4 de la madrugada
I finish school at three o'clock salgo del colegio a las tres
have you finished painting the bedroom? ¿has acabado de pintar el dormitorio?
finish
tr['fɪnɪʃ]
noun
1 fin nombre masculino, final nombre masculino, conclusión nombre femenino
2 SMALLSPORT/SMALL llegada
3 (for surface) acabado
matt/gloss finish acabado mate/brillo
transitive verb
1 (end) acabar, terminar
I must finish this book tengo que acabar este libro
what time do you finish work? ¿a qué hora sales del trabajo?
we finished the meal and left acabamos la comida y nos fuimos
2 (consume the remainder of) acabar (off/up, -), terminar (off/up, -)
finish (up) your potatoes cómete todas las patatas, termínate las patatas
who finished (off) the wine? ¿quién ha acabado el vino?
3 (complete) acabar (off, -), terminar (off, -)
he finished the essay as quickly as possible acabó la redacción lo más rápido posible
when will this building be finished? ¿cuándo acabarán este edificio?
4 familiar (exhaust) agotar (off, -), acabar con
that last lap just about finished me off esta última vuelta me ha dejado hecho polvo
intransitive verb
1 (end) acabar, terminar
when does term finish? ¿cuándo acaba el trimestre?
the film finishes at 10.00pm la película termina a las 10.00
I haven't finished reading that yet! ¡aún no he terminado de leerlo!
she finished by saying that ... terminó diciendo ...
2 SMALLSPORT/SMALL llegar
he finished second llegó en segundo lugar, llegó el segundo
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SMALLIDIOMATIC EXPRESSION/SMALL
to the finish hasta el final
close finish SMALLSPORT/SMALL final nombre masculino muy reñido
finish ['fɪnɪʃ] vt
1) complete: acabar, terminar
2) : aplicar un acabado a (muebles, etc.)
finish n
1) end: fin m, final m
2) refinement: refinamiento m
3) : acabado m
a glossy finish: un acabado brillante
finish
n.
acabado s.m.
acabamiento s.m.
cabo s.m.
conclusión s.f.
fenecimiento s.m.
fin s.m.
final s.m.
remate s.m.
revestimiento s.m.
término s.m.
v.
acabalar v.
acabar v.
concluir v.
consumar v.
coronar v.
finalizar v.
finiquitar v.
terminar v.
ultimar v.

I
1. 'fɪnɪʃ
transitive verb
1)
a) (complete) terminar, acabar

we finish school/work at four o'clock today — hoy salimos a las cuatro

to finish -ING — terminar or acabar de + inf

b) (consume) \<\<drink/rations\>\> terminar, acabar
2) (create surface texture on) \<\<cloth/porcelain\>\> terminar; \<\<wood\>\> pulir
3) (destroy) (colloq) acabar con

2.
vi terminar, acabar

she finished by summarizing the main points — concluyó resumiendo los puntos principales

if you've quite finished, may I get a word in? — (iro) si has acabado ya ¿me dejas meter baza? (iró)

to finish first/last — terminar en primer/último lugar

Phrasal Verbs:

II
noun
1) (no pl)
a) (end) fin m, final m

a fight to the finish — una lucha a muerte

b) (of race) llegada f

it was a very close finish — llegaron a la meta casi a la par

2) (surface texture) acabado m

a matt finish — un acabado mate

['fɪnɪʃ]
1. N
1) (=end) final m

to be in at the finish — presenciar el final

a fight to the finish — una lucha a muerte

to fight to the finish — luchar a muerte

from start to finish — de principio a fin

2) (Sport) [of race] final m

it's going to be a close finish — va a ser un final reñido

the replays showed a close finish — la repetición mostraba que habían cruzado la meta casi a la vez

3) (=appearance) acabado m

a table with an oak finish — una mesa con un acabado en roble

gloss(y) finish — acabado m brillo

matt finish — acabado m mate

a surface with a rough/smooth finish — una superficie sin pulir/pulida

4) (=refinement) refinamiento m

she's a beautiful model, but she lacks finish — es una modelo bella, pero le falta refinamiento

2. VT
1) (=complete) terminar, acabar

I've nearly finished the ironing — casi he terminado or acabado de planchar

what time do you finish work? — ¿a qué hora terminas el trabajo?

I'll be finishing my course next year — termino or acabo el curso el año que viene

to finish doing sth — terminar or acabar de hacer algo

as soon as he finished eating, he excused himself — en cuanto terminó or acabó de comer, se excusó

2) (=use up, consume) [+ food, resources] terminar, acabar

finish your soup — termínate la sopa, acábate la sopa

if you finish the milk, let me know — si terminas (toda) la leche, dímelo

3) (=round off) rematar

finish the dish with a sprinkling of parsley — remate el plato espolvoreándolo con perejil

we finished the afternoon with tea at the Ritz — rematamos la tarde tomando té en el Ritz

4) * (=defeat, destroy) acabar con

that last kilometre nearly finished me — el kilómetro final casi acabó conmigo

5) (=apply surface to)

finish the wood with wax or varnish — dele un acabado final a la madera con cera o barniz

3. VI
1) (=come to an end) terminar, acabar

the party was finishing — la fiesta se estaba terminando or acabando

have you quite finished? — ¿has acabado ya?; (=can I speak now?) ¿puedo hablar ya?

she finished by saying that ... — terminó or acabó diciendo que ...

I've finished with the paper — he acabado el periódico, he terminado con el periódico

come back, I haven't finished with you yet! — ¡vuelve, que todavía no he terminado or acabado contigo!

2) (Sport) (=end race) terminar, acabar

she finished first/last — terminó or acabó en primer lugar/en último lugar

3) (=end association) romper, terminar (with con)

she's finished with him — ha roto or terminado con él

4) (Econ)

our shares finished at $70 — al cierre de la Bolsa, nuestras acciones se cotizaban a 70 dólares

4.
CPD

finish line N (US)= finishing line

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I
1. ['fɪnɪʃ]
transitive verb
1)
a) (complete) terminar, acabar

we finish school/work at four o'clock today — hoy salimos a las cuatro

to finish -ING — terminar or acabar de + inf

b) (consume) \<\<drink/rations\>\> terminar, acabar
2) (create surface texture on) \<\<cloth/porcelain\>\> terminar; \<\<wood\>\> pulir
3) (destroy) (colloq) acabar con

2.
vi terminar, acabar

she finished by summarizing the main points — concluyó resumiendo los puntos principales

if you've quite finished, may I get a word in? — (iro) si has acabado ya ¿me dejas meter baza? (iró)

to finish first/last — terminar en primer/último lugar

Phrasal Verbs:

II
noun
1) (no pl)
a) (end) fin m, final m

a fight to the finish — una lucha a muerte

b) (of race) llegada f

it was a very close finish — llegaron a la meta casi a la par

2) (surface texture) acabado m

a matt finish — un acabado mate


English-spanish dictionary. 2013.

Mira otros diccionarios:

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  • finish — [fin′ish] vt. [ME finishen < extended stem of OFr finir < L finire, to end < finis, an end, limit, orig., boundary (post), something fixed in the ground < IE base * dhīgw , to stick in > DIKE1, L figere, FIX] 1. a) to bring to an… …   English World dictionary

  • Finish — Smn per. Wortschatz fremd. Erkennbar fremd (20. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus der englischen Terminologie des Pferderennens: finish Endspurt , Substantivierung des gleichlautenden Verbs, das auf die erweiterten Formen von frz. finir beenden… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • finish — [n1] conclusion; completion accomplishment, achievement, acquirement, acquisition, annihilation, attainment, cease, cessation, close, closing, culmination, curtain*, curtains*, death, defeat, denouement, desistance, end, ending, end of the line* …   New thesaurus

  • finish — ► VERB 1) bring or come to an end. 2) consume or get through the whole or the remainder of (food or drink). 3) (finish with) have nothing more to do with. 4) reach the end of a race or other sporting competition. 5) (finish up) chiefly Brit. end… …   English terms dictionary

  • Finish — Fin ish, n. 1. That which finishes, puts an end to? or perfects. [1913 Webster] 2. (Arch.) The joiner work and other finer work required for the completion of a building, especially of the interior. See {Inside finish}, and {Outside finish}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Finish — Fin ish, v. i. 1. To come to an end; to terminate. [1913 Webster] His days may finish ere that hapless time. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To end; to die. [R.] Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Finish — Fin ish, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Finished}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Finishing}.] [F. finir (with a stem finiss in several forms, whence E. ish: see ish.),fr. L. finire to limit, finish, end, fr. finis boundary, limit, end; perh. for fidnis, and akin… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Finish — refer to:* Finishing in the distillation of Scotch * Finished good, a good that is completed as to manufacturing but not yet sold or distributed to the end user. * Wood finishing, the process of embellishing and/or protecting the surface of… …   Wikipedia

  • finish — /ingl. ˈfɪnɪʃ/ [vc. ingl., da to finish «finire»] s. m. inv. (tecnol.) finitura, finissaggio …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • finish up … — ˌfinish ˈup… derived (BrE) to be in a particular state or at a particular place after a series of events • + adj. If you re not careful, you could finish up seriously ill. Main entry: ↑finishderived …   Useful english dictionary

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