End vs Finish

End and Finish are two words in English that have almost the same meaning, but are used in different situations. So, keep reading to see the different use.

End, as a noun, means the final part of a period, event, story. It is the opposite of beginning. Here are some examples:

The sun sets at the end of the day.

All good things must come to an end.

Turn right at the end of the road.

End, as a verb, refers to a situation when an activity ends, it stops. Here are some examples:

The World War ended in 1945.

One of three marriages ends in divorce.

It’s easy, right? 🙂

In turn, finish, as a noun, means an end or final part or stage of something. Here are some examples:

The finish line is the line marking the end of a race.

As the runners come to the finish, they are side by side.

Finish, as a verb, means to bring something to an end. For example:

are you sure you will finish this job by Friday?

He finished his drink and left.

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