Definition of wind up in English:

wind up

  • 1Arrive or end up in a specified state, situation, or place: she wound up in hospital with pneumonia
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    • 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.
    end up, finish up, find oneself, land up, land oneself
    informal fetch up
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