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British English: /ˈfɪnɪʃ/
American English: /ˈfɪnɪʃ/

Translation of finish in Arabic:

transitive verb/فعل متعد

  • 2 (to leave) See examples: to finish school/work
    أَنْهى دِراسَتَهُ \ عَمَلَهُ
  • 4
    (to ruin) (Form I) (stem vowel = i) (a person, somebody's career)
  • 5
    [informal] (to exhaust, demoralize) (Form IV), (Form IV) (a person)
    the walk has finished me!
    أَنْهَكَني المَشْيُ

intransitive verb/فعل غير متعد

  • 1
    (to end) (holidays, meetings) (Form VIII)
    the course finishes on Thursday
    تَنْتَهي الدَوْرةُ يَوْمَ الخَميسِ
  • 2
    (in races)
    أَنْهى السِباقَ
    he finished third
    أَنْهى السِباقَ في المَرْكَزِ الثالِثِ
  • 3
    (in conversations)
    أَنْهى حَديثَهُ

also: finished adjective/صفة

  • beautifully/poorly finished
    (furniture, interior)
    تَشْطيبُهُ رائِعٌ \ رَديءٌ
    the finished product
    المُنْتَج النِهائيّ


  • 2
    (in races)
    it was a close finish
    كانَت النَتائِجُ مُتَقارِبةً عند النِهايةِ

Phrasal verbs

finish off

finish [something] off, finish off [something] 1
(to complete)
أَكْمَلَ \ أَنْهى [شَيْئاً]
(a letter, task)
(to round off) (a meal)
finish [somebody] off [informal] 1
(to exhaust, demoralize) (a person)
(to kill)
أَجْهَزَ على [شَخْصٍ]
(a person, an animal)

finish up

(in a place, situation)
انْتَهى بِهِ الأَمْرُ (إلى)
2 finish [something] up, finish up [something]
لم يُبْقِ من [شَيْءٍ] شَيْئاً
(the milk, paint)

finish with

finish with [something]
فَرَغَ من [شَيْءٍ]
(a book)
لم يَعُدْ بِحاجةٍ إلى [شَيْءٍ]
finish with [somebody]
[informal] (to split up)
قَطَعَ صِلَتَهُ ب [شَخْصٍ]
(one's girlfriend, partner)

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