One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1Have no more need for or nothing more to do with.‘they give me the newspaper when they've finished with it’
- ‘A return to the workplace can wait; that should still be there when he finishes with athletics, and he is contemplating a degree in design engineering in future.’
- ‘Swallow your pride, and ask the people getting off a bus at your stop if they are finished with their day ticket.’
- ‘Conner had to quit his job, finish with Jim, pack up his life, and say goodbye to his friends and family.’
- 1.1informal End an emotional relationship with.‘‘I've finished with Tom,’ Gloria said’
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