ˈend in sth

ˈend in sth
phrasal verb
to have something as a final result
All of our attempts ended in failure.[/ex]

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  • end — [end] noun 1. STATISTICS MARKETING top/​bottom end a figure that is at the top or bottom end of a range is high or low in the range of possible figures that were expected: • The results were at the top end of previous market forecasts. 2.… …   Financial and business terms

  • end*/*/*/ — [end] noun [C] I 1) the final part of a period of time We re going on holiday at the end of this month.[/ex] They ll make their decision at the very end of the week.[/ex] The work should be completed by the end of the year.[/ex] 2) the time when… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • end in something — ˈend in sth derived no passive 1. to have sth as an ending • The word I m thinking of ends in ‘ ous’. 2. to have sth as a result • Their long struggle ended in failure. • The debate e …   Useful english dictionary

  • end — end1 W1S1 [end] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(last part)¦ 2¦(finished)¦ 3¦(long object)¦ 4¦(tip/point)¦ 5¦(scale)¦ 6¦(connection)¦ 7¦(remaining piece)¦ 8¦(aim)¦ 9¦(part of an activity)¦ 10¦(sport)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • end — 1 /end/ noun (C) 1 LAST PART the last part of something such as a period of time, activity, book, or film: He s leaving at the end of October. | I found the end of the movie very disappointing. | from beginning to end: Her story was a pack of… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • end-user — UK US noun [C] (also end user) ► the person or organization that uses a product or service: »The management of distributors and dealers were reviewed in an attempt to minimize disruption to our end users. end user of sth »The survey has… …   Financial and business terms

  • end of story — See under ↑story1 • • • Main Entry: ↑end end of story (informal) The matter or discussion is closed • • • Main Entry: ↑story * * * informal used to emphasize that there is nothing to add on a matter just mentioned …   Useful english dictionary

  • end product — UK US noun [C] ► something that is the result of or is created by an activity or process: »People only see the end product and not all the hard work that goes into producing it. end product of sth »The report was the end product of more than a… …   Financial and business terms

  • end your days — phrase to spend the last part of your life in a particular place or condition His ended his days on an island in the South Seas. Thesaurus: to live in a particular wayhyponym Main entry: end * * * ˌend your ˈdays/ˈlife (in sth) …   Useful english dictionary

  • end of … — end of ˈstory idiom (informal) (NAmE also end ˈof…) used when you are stating that there is nothing more that can be said or done about sth • If she doesn t agree, I won t go ahead. End of story. Mai …   Useful english dictionary

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