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end up (third-person singular simple present ends up, present participle ending up, simple past and past participle ended up)

  1. (transitive) To bring to a conclusion.
    The band usually ends up their concerts with their biggest hit song.
  2. (copulative) To come to a final place, condition, or situation, sometimes unplanned or unexpected; to turn out.
    They ended up angry at each other.
    He ended up as an insurance agent.
    I was going for a stroll, and ended up lost.
  3. (transitive) To lift or tilt, so as to set on end.
    to end up a hogshead

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From English end up.

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end up

  1. (Hong Kong Cantonese) in the end; it turns out that

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