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  • v. To conclude, turn out, sometimes unexpectedly.
  • v. To arrive at a destination, sometimes unexpectedly.
  • v. To eventually do

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. finally be or do something


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  • A recent study comparing thirty-four heroin addicts in a treatment program with fifty-nine non-drug-using controls found that addicts were significantly higher on our scales of present hedonism and fatalism, and significantly lower in future orientation.18 But how can time perspective end up oiling the slippery slope to drug addiction?

    The Time Paradox

  • JESSICA: Well, I knew it would end up with me doing everything!

    What Men Say, What Women Hear

  • Since the more sadistic of the golf gods seemed to be in charge that day, he would end up in four bunkers in the first five holes, but though hed throw out an occasional Schiessa! he really handled things fairly well.

    The Italian Summer

  • En route to the dance floor, our new friend Valter would cut down a few tree branches, uproot a few fistfuls of M&Cs high rough, and end up with some number he did not make public.

    The Italian Summer

  • Pickling his brain, and much too young to end up relish.


  • Once-solid middle-class people can end up out on the streets through the unexpected consequences of divorce, illness, or unforeseen loss of employment.

    The Time Paradox

  • How can You look great! end up being heard as Its nice to see you make an effortfor a change?

    What Men Say, What Women Hear

  • Canada sinks, the real challenge would be creating the tiger along with the other animals - the hyena, zebra and orangutan - that end up in Pi's lifeboat.

    The Telegraph - Calcutta (Kolkata) - Frontpage

  • In June, the State Department regularly dubbed unresponsive by the Kennedy folk drafted a high-priority statement concerning Berlin and sent it promptly to the White House for review, only to have it end up in the safe of Ralph Dungan, one of Kennedys special assistants, who then went off on a two-week holiday.

    In the Shadow of the Oval Office

  • He liked making decisions within small groups and in informal settings, where everyone could relax, let their hair down a bit, put their cowboy boots on the table, crack naughty jokes, banter about the issues of the dayand where he could be sure that what transpired there wouldnt end up on the front page of the next days Washington Post.

    In the Shadow of the Oval Office


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