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Definition of wind up in English:
1Arrive or end up in a specified state, situation, or place: Kevin winds up in New York
More example sentences
- And, if you don't want to wind up in that situation, you need to pack heat and be prepared to resist at the point of abduction.
- We all wind up in your situation sooner or later, and I agree - it's tough.
- Shaking his head in disbelief, he wondered how he'd come to wind up in this situation to begin with.
3 Baseball (Of a pitcher) use the windup delivery.
- Pitchers don't just wind up and let go, they throw to spots, which makes batters far more likely victims.
- As the pitcher wound up to throw the third pitch, my stomach knotted up.
- He wound up and threw another fastball, high again for ball two.
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