To end up

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • To end up to lift or tilt, so as to set on end; as, to end up a hogshead.
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Quotations

  • Richard D. Rosen
    Richard D. Rosen
    “If we ever do end up acting just like rats or Pavlov's dogs, it will be largely because behaviorism has conditioned us to do so.”
  • Stephane Mallarme
    Stephane Mallarme
    “Everything in the world exists to end up in a book.”
  • Robert Browning
    Robert%20Browning
    “I give the fight up: let there be an end, a privacy, an obscure nook for me. I want to be forgotten even by God.”
  • Chinese Proverb
    Chinese Proverb
    “If we do not change our direction, we are likely to end up where we are headed.”
  • Marcel Pagnol
    Marcel Pagnol
    “My advice is to look out for engineers. They begin with sewing machines and end up with nuclear bombs.”
  • Bette Davis
    Bette%20Davis
    “We movie stars all end up by ourselves. Who knows? Maybe we want to.”

Usage

In literature:

I dozed off thinking that it wasn't everybody who started off to go to Homestead, Texas, and ended up in Marion, Indiana.
"Highways in Hiding" by George Oliver Smith
So I put up the horses, and trusted to God there was an end of Kilgorman.
"Kilgorman" by Talbot Baines Reed
As the sides changed ends, Dangle, with a black face, came up to him.
"The Cock-House at Fellsgarth" by Talbot Baines Reed
I drive him in and out of Yeld every day, and he's up to no end of larks.
"Roger Ingleton, Minor" by Talbot Baines Reed
Whilst I was writing one day he went up to a rose, which was at the far end of the table, and began pecking at the leaves.
"Wild Nature Won By Kindness" by Elizabeth Brightwen
But he could see nothing, and rose up again to look to his left for the dying out in the solid cliff of the top end of the gorge.
"The Lost Middy" by George Manville Fenn
The stock of the gauge must be held well up to the end of the timber.
"Woodwork Joints" by William Fairham
The leech continued to attend him and, at the end of four days, he was able to sit up.
"For the Temple" by G. A. Henty
My friend jumped up an' threw the end o' the painter to one of the hands.
"The Young Trawler" by R.M. Ballantyne
It was fast to a fish, and two oars were set up on end to attract our attention.
"Fighting the Whales" by R.M. Ballantyne
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In poetry:

"Does the world ever end!"
To the Beaver then said I:
"O yes! the green world ends," he said,
"Up there in the blue sky."
"A Ballad of The Kind Little Creatures" by Richard Le Gallienne
Of music. Pealing to all ends of earth,
The God-given mighty sound
Rose up, and brought with it a purer birth,
Whose bound
"God Wrapt Him" by Alexander Anderson
These great stones
Lead up to a temple all men have forgotten,
Since all mankind comes to the same end,
Leaving in Egypt a little, in England nothing;
"Avebury" by Dorothy Violet Wellesley
And a look of passionate desire
O'er the sea and to the stars I send:
"Ye who from my childhood up have calm'd me,
Calm me, ah, compose me to the end!
"Self-Dependence" by Matthew Arnold
To this great end, then, let us labor,
Knowing the fruits of our employ,
Shall raise up many a prostrate neighbor,
And fill their grateful hearts with joy.
"Admonition" by James Madison Bell
How can I write the mournful end--
And tell how, up and down,
At last, by hunger driven, they stray
Over the mosses brown--
She clutching at his little coat,
He clinging to her gown?
"The Babes In The Wood" by Clara Doty Bates

In news:

I don't want them to end up in bad circumstances.
The end of summer is a good time to tune up your research skills, especially with students returning to school.
For Car Buyers, It's Harder To End Up With A Lemon.
Car shoppers today are less likely to end up with a lemon.
People You Don't Want To End Up Next To On A Plane.
He ended up having to go to the ER to get it removed.
Ex-mayor doesn't want its report to end up 'on shelf.
Local shoppers were up and out early this morning trying to bag bargains, but they were also hoping to manage their money so they won't end up in deep debt.
Freshman Wes Joy had a pair of hits Saturday to end the season batting.401 but the Ichabods were swept in a doubleheader at Southwest Baptist to wrap up the year 21-28.
WATER & SEWER Individual and business efforts to reduce their water use may end up driving up the price they pay.
Sources close to Jennifer Hudson claim her fiance David Otunga is ready to end their relationship if Jennifer doesn't shape up.
We thought we would give you a few things to think about to make sure nobody ends up hurt or worse.
It's hard not to compare Screaming Females to Sleater-Kinney or the new band where two-thirds of Sleater-Kinney ended up, Wild Flag.
Super Bowl XLV likely to end up with surplus cash.
I have to admit that I'm a skeptic when it comes to Bigfoot, mainly because it seems like every video taken ends up being a hoax.
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In science:

We proceed to other elementary vertices by induction on the distance from v in T and end up with the isomorphism ϕT .
Isomorphism problem for finitely generated fully residually free groups
In Fig 5d, there are a set of tra jectories with initial values around τ ≈ 21 very close to each other where all fields end up in the second valley from the top.
Roulette Inflation with K\"ahler Moduli and their Axions
At late times (k/aH → 0), however, Jk → ∞ with a finite σ2 k , which causes the Wigner function to end up peaking on the p-axis.
Particle creation, classicality and related issues in quantum field theory: II. Examples from field theory
The diagram to the right is based on all stars that end up within the 90% mass radius at z ∼ 0.
Is AGN feedback necessary to form red elliptical galaxies?
Once this subtree has been built DPLL backtracks to G, flips the attached variable and will finally end up with a solution.
A review of the Statistical Mechanics approach to Random Optimization Problems
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