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Pronunciation: /ˈfɪnɪʃ/

Translation of finish in Arabic:

transitive verb/فعل متعد

  • 2 (to leave) to finish school/work أَنْهى دِراسَتَهُ \ عَمَلَهُ
  • 4 (to ruin) قَضى (I) (stem vowel = i) (+ على) [a person] [sb's career]
  • 5 [informal/غير رسمي], (to exhaust, demoralize) أَنْهَكَ (IV), أَضْنى (IV) [a person] the walk has finished me! أَنْهَكَني المَشْيُ

intransitive verb/فعل غير متعد

  • 1 (to end) [holidays] [meetings] انْتَهى (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

adjective/صفة (finished)

  • beautifully/poorly finished [furniture] [interior] تَشْطيبُهُ رائِعٌ \ رَديءٌ the finished product المُنْتَج النِهائيّ


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

Phrasal verbs

finish off

finish [sth] offfinish off [sth] (to complete) أَكْمَلَ \ أَنْهى [شَيْئاً] [a letter] [task] 1.1 (to round off) خَتَمَ [شَيْئاً] [a meal]
finish [sb] off [informal/غير رسمي] (to exhaust, demoralize) أَنْهَكَ [شَخْصاً] [a person] 1.1 (to kill) أَجْهَزَ على [شَخْصٍ] [a person] [an animal]

finish up

(in a place, situation) انْتَهى بِهِ الأَمْرُ (إلى) 1.1finish [sth] upfinish up [sth] لم يُبْقِ من [شَيْءٍ] شَيْئاً [the milk] [paint]

finish with

finish with [sth] فَرَغَ من [شَيْءٍ] [a book]; لم يَعُدْ بِحاجةٍ إلى [شَيْءٍ] [tool]
finish with [sb] [informal/غير رسمي], (to split up) قَطَعَ صِلَتَهُ ب [شَخْصٍ] [one's girlfriend] [partner]

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