French translation of wind up
separable transitive verb
- (= wind) [watch, clock, toy]
- (= close) [car window]
- (= close down) [company]
- (= finish) [meeting, discussion]
- (informal, = annoy, provoke)
- (= end up)
to wind up doing sth
finir par faire qchto wind up with sth
se retrouver avec qch
⇒ He wound up with no job and no girlfriend.
Il s'est retrouvé sans travail et sans petite amie.to wind up in jail
se retrouver en prison
Example Sentences Including 'wind up'
Hell of a row but it was hushed up because the banks already had their wind up due to cost overruns.Cormorant
Reduced sentence or not, he's still going to wind up in a Russian jail," Sabrina said.Code Breaker
You see, I thought I was going to wind up like my mother -- `Ultimate Prizes
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Translation of wind up from the Collins English to French Dictionary
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