There are 2 translations of finish in Spanish:

finish1

Pronunciation: /ˈfɪnɪʃ/

vt

  • 1 1.1 (complete) [task/meal/building] terminar, acabar she finishes high school in two years' time acabará or terminará el bachillerato dentro de dos años we finish school/work at four o'clock today hoy salimos a las cuatro let her finish what she's doing/saying déjala terminar or acabar lo que está haciendo/de hablar to finish -ing terminar or acabar de + inf he hasn't finished painting it yet todavía no ha terminado or acabado de pintarlo 1.2 (consume) [drink/loaf/rations] terminar, acabar we've finished our stock of coal se nos ha terminado or acabado el carbón
  • 3 (destroy) [colloquial/familiar] [person/career/project] acabar con the scandal finished him as a politician el escándalo acabó con su carrera política the last few laps finished her las últimas vueltas acabaron con ella

vi

  • 1 (come to end) [course/performance/work] terminar, acabar the reading finished with a poem by Keats el recital terminó con un poema de Keats she finished by summarizing the main points again concluyó resumiendo de nuevo los puntos principales
  • 2 (complete activity) terminar, acabar I've finished; may I leave the table? ya he terminado or acabado ¿me puedo levantar de la mesa? if you've quite finished, may I get a word in? [iro] si has acabado ya ¿me dejas meter baza? [irónico/ironical]
  • 3 [Sport] to finish first/second/last terminar en primer/segundo/último lugar to finish well/badly acabar bien/mal

Phrasal verbs

finish off

v + o + adv, v + adv + o 1.1 (complete) [task] terminar, acabar let me just finish off this letter déjame terminar or acabar esta carta 1.2 (exhaust) dejar agotado or [familiar/colloquial] hecho polvo 1.3 (consume) [food/bottle] terminar, acabar 1.1v + o + adv (kill) matar, acabar con, liquidar [familiar/colloquial] that bout of flu nearly finished her off aquella gripe casi acaba con ella 1.2v + adv (conclude) terminar, acabar, concluir* [formal] I'd like to finish off by saying that … quisiera terminar or [formal] concluir diciendo que …

finish out

v + o + adv, v + adv + o (AmE)

finish up

v + o + adv, v + adv + o [dinner/food/paint] terminar finish up your carrots termina las zanahorias, cómete todas las zanahorias 1.1v + adv (end up, find oneself) acabar we finished up in a village called Burfield acabamos en or fuimos a parar a un pueblo llamado Burfield I knew he'd finish up crying yo sabía que iba a terminar or acabar llorando

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Word of the day caudillo
m
leader …
Cultural fact of the day

The most famous celebrations of Holy Week in the Spanish-speaking world are held in Seville. Lay brotherhoods, cofradías, process through the city in huge parades between Palm Sunday and Easter Sunday. Costaleros bear the pasos, huge floats carrying religious figures made of painted wood. Others, nazarenos (Nazarenes) and penitentes (penitents) walk alongside the pasos, in their distinctive costumes. During the processions they sing saetas, flamenco verses mourning Christ's passion. The Seville celebrations date back to the sixteenth century.

There are 2 translations of finish in Spanish:

finish2

n

  • 1 (no pl) 1.1 (end) fin (m), final (m) from start to finish del principio al fin or al final to be in at the finish presenciar el final to fight to the finish luchar hasta el final or el fin a fight to the finish una lucha a muerte 1.2 (of race) llegada (f) it was a very close finish llegaron a la meta casi a la par 1.3 (ruin) the finish el fin or el final, el golpe de gracia
  • 2 2.1 u (refinement) refinamiento (m) 2.2 u (appearance of quality) acabado (m), terminación (f) the cheaper models lack the finish of the expensive ones los modelos más económicos no tienen el acabado de los caros 2.3 (surface texture) (no pl) acabado (m) a matt/gloss finish un acabado mate/brillante with a rough finish sin pulir

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Word of the day caudillo
m
leader …
Cultural fact of the day

The most famous celebrations of Holy Week in the Spanish-speaking world are held in Seville. Lay brotherhoods, cofradías, process through the city in huge parades between Palm Sunday and Easter Sunday. Costaleros bear the pasos, huge floats carrying religious figures made of painted wood. Others, nazarenos (Nazarenes) and penitentes (penitents) walk alongside the pasos, in their distinctive costumes. During the processions they sing saetas, flamenco verses mourning Christ's passion. The Seville celebrations date back to the sixteenth century.