To be finished

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To be finished

The verb to finish can be used with the auxiliary 'to have' or 'to be': 'I have finished' (the auxiliary verb 'have') as well as I am finished (auxiliary verb to be) (predominantly American). Both have the same meaning.
I am finished with the work you gave me. I have finished, I have completed the work you gave me.
As soon as you are finished speaking with Polly, please come to my office. As soon as you have finished speaking with Polly, please come to my office.
To be finished can also mean 'to be doomed', 'to be ruined' or 'to have had one's reputation destroyed'.
The critics gave my latest movie terrible reviews! I'm finished! My career and reputation are ruined and I am unlikely to be successful again!

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