end up

phrasal verb

Definition of end up 

: to reach or come to a place, condition, or situation that was not planned or expected The book ended up in the trash. He didn't want to end up like his father. She ended up a rich woman. He ended up (living) in a nursing home. The movie we wanted to see was sold out so we ended up seeing a different one.

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