End and finish

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These words have similar meanings, but there are some differences.

Finish + object

Finish is used to talk about getting to the end of something or completing an activity.

Note that finish can be followed by an -ing form.

End + object

End is used to talk about stopping or breaking something off.

End cannot be followed by an -ing form.

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Each and every
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End and finish
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Enough to
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Ever
Every
Except and except for
Exchange for and exchange with
Ex and former

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