finish out

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v finish out fill out "These studies round out the results of many years of research"
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Usage

In literature:

When he finished, his pipe was out.
"The U.P. Trail" by Zane Grey
She put out an absent hand, drawing the child toward her while she finished her note.
"Mr. Achilles" by Jennette Lee
When she had almost finished he took something out of his pocket.
"Seven Little Australians" by Ethel Sybil Turner
Mr. Matthews and his son finished their planting early in the afternoon and the boy set out to find old Kate and the mule colt.
"The Shepherd of the Hills" by Harold Bell Wright
HADDA PADDA (having finished tying the knot, holds the rope out to them).
"Hadda Padda" by Godmunder Kamban
Not a word out of you, Seymour, until I've finished.
"Kennedy Square" by F. Hopkinson Smith
Then the Countess went out alone, on foot, to finish her shopping.
"Strong as Death" by Guy de Maupassant
Hopalong listened intently and when the short account was finished he put out his hand and smiled.
"Bar-20 Days" by Clarence E. Mulford
About 2 p.m. we had finished our work, and the sun shone out.
"Expedition into Central Australia" by Charles Sturt
When she had finished, he laughed right out.
"Old Granny Fox" by Thornton W. Burgess
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In poetry:

P.S.: I was in “Yewklid” the day I finished
Me edyercashun in those times dim—
My younger brother cleared out to Queensland,
’Twas “mountains and rivers” that finished him.
"The Fairy West" by Henry Lawson
The ploughman would turn from his plough in the day
And wonder what being had come in his way,
To lie on a molehill and read the day long
And laugh out aloud when he'd finished his song.
"The Frightened Ploughman" by John Clare
Then came the end, my Countrymen,
The last thunderbolts were hurled!
Worn out by his own victories
His battle flags were furled
And a history was finished
That has changed the modern world.
"The Lee Memorial Ode" by James Barron Hope
And e'en before the trumpet's sound
Was finished, prone lay the false knight,
Prone as his lie, upon the ground:
Gismond flew at him, used no sleight
O' the sword, but open-breasted drove,
Cleaving till out the truth he clove.
"Count Gismond--Aix in Provence" by Robert Browning
If thou hadst finished me, O Lord,
Nor left out of me part of that great gift that goes to singing,
I sure had known the meaning high of the songster's praising word,
Had known upon what thoughts of thee his pearly talk he was stringing!
"The Sparrow" by George MacDonald
Then the mealie bags and biscuit boxes were brought out,
And the breastwork was made quickly without fear or doubt,
And barely was it finished when some one cried in dismay,
"There's the Zulus coming just about twelve hundred yards away."
"The Hero of Rorke's Drift" by William Topaz McGonagall

In news:

Two weeks ago, it appeared that all that was left for the Schurr High School football team was to finish out its season and wait for next year.
The girls finished 5th out of 21 teams.
Former militant independence leader returns to Puerto Rico to finish out prison sentence.
Finish it out strong with a strawberry rainbow cupcake from Curbside Cupcakes or a free drink with your lobster roll at Go Fish Truck.
Just put the finishing touches on this replica before shipping it out.
Wildcats' Klein finishes third in Heisman, loses out to Manziel.
Scott Speedman plays XO Sam Kendal in " Last Resort ," which will finish out its 13 episodes.
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If you are looking for a pacer running a different finish time, check out these links.
Despite the market, these 100 champs will finish strong when other contendersrun out of gas.
For a team that had already won the Ulster Bank Premier League title before their final game on Sunday, CIYMS went out of their way to ensure a big finish.
QB wipes out nagging doubts with brilliant finish.
While at Mississippi State, she finished second place in the National Weather Challenge competition out of 1,500 undergraduates in the town of Sioux City, Iowa.
Bejarano had her mission papers finished in a week and will find out where she is going Wednesday.
Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill didn't finish out the Jets win because of knee swelling.
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In science:

Finished crystals (Fig.1f ) with membranes come out after naphthalene sublimation in the thermostat at ∼110◦ temperature.
Technology for Production of Ultra-Thin Crystal Silicon Membranes
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