[ verb ] finish a task completely
"I finally got through this homework assignment"
Used in print(Jay Williams, The Forger....)
It was an awkward hour , but I did n't have to punch any time_clock , and it only meant that sometimes I had to stay a_couple_of hours later at the drawing_board to finish_up a job .
[ verb ] be in a certain state as a result of some action or event
"He wound up being unemployed and living at home again"
Used in print(Evan Esar, Humorous English; a guide to comic ,...)
The daughter replied , `` Oh , I had dinner with - well , you do n't know him but he 's awfully nice - and we went_to a_couple_of places - I do n't suppose you 've heard of them - and we finished_up at a cute little night_club - I forget the name of it .