End up

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Definition

to end up (leaving alone): to finish, to find oneself (going home alone)
verb
You're going to end up poor if you continue to spend all your money like this.
After I left your house last night, I ended up going to the hospital because I crashed my car.

to end up (with no friends): at the end, to be left with (no friends)
idiom

Examples

  • "We just might end up getting raises for pulling off this stunt!"
  • "I ended up sleeping in a tree after Stink chewed my tent."
  • "After all, we don't want our favorite office 'Frenchie' to end up in a lawsuit because he squeezed someone's booty a little hard, now do we?"
  • "Bethany : If this case ends up going to court, your client will be liable for all attorney fees and court costs."
  • "However if another shareholder were to purchase Mr. Oléré's shares, they could end up with a large enough majority to contest your position as CEO."

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