Definition of 'finally'
Example sentences containing 'finally'
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We worked so hard for a lot of years to finally make it happen. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Other athletes have staged back garden medal ceremonies after finally getting what they deserved. Times, Sunday Times (2016)And he missed a great chance here before finally finding the net. The Sun (2016)Whisper it but he may finally have put his troubles behind him. The Sun (2016) Last night it finally arrived with time ticking away and the extra period looming. The Sun (2016)The internet has finally come of age. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It didn't happen but finally it is about to. Times, Sunday Times (2016)How much poorer do we all need to get before people finally realise what an awful idea Brexit is? The Sun (2016)After years of light ridicule from friends telling me to get domestic help, I have finally given in. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He saw the mental health crisis team and finally told them about the abuse. The Sun (2015)It makes the film finally feel real after working my backside off. The Sun (2012)The relatives of the dead may finally find some closure. Times, Sunday Times (2012)When they finally met last night the sparks were flying. The Sun (2016)Or will his illness finally get the better of him? Times, Sunday Times (2013)We have finally come to an understanding. Times, Sunday Times (2010)She finally agreed to go out with me on her night off. The Sun (2010)Finally make sure that you reinforce their commitment actually to doing something before you leave the topic. Everything You Need to Know for Success in Business (1990)But only when she discarded them did she finally find it. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It pulled finally only out last month. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Maybe this time the fire is finally getting going. Times, Sunday Times (2013)This is the season that trousers finally come in from the cold. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He was approached a few times before he finally agreed to an audition. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But getting the issue out in the open meant we both finally did something about it. The Sun (2012)Fish then found from somewhere the energy to hit three more unplayable serves and finally end the match. Times, Sunday Times (2012)You will only be able to rekindle your relationship if and when she finally gives up on the booze. The Sun (2009)The Southampton band are finally turning heads after years of graft. The Sun (2012)Finally, put a tiny teddy under the covers. The Sun (2012)They finally ended up in bed together after a night out for a friend's birthday. The Sun (2015)It is all thanks to a building boom, finally taking off after years in the doldrums. The Sun (2014)I kept talking until finally he put the rubber stamp down. The Other Side of MeI finally put an end to it. The Sun (2014)Finally, trusts give you flexibility. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The plant that launched the genetic age has finally given up the secrets of its own DNA. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'finally'
British English: finally /ˈfaɪnəlɪ/ ADVERB
If something finally happens, it happens after a long delay.
Finally, he answered the phone himself.
- American English: finally
- Arabic: أَخِيراً
- Brazilian Portuguese: finalmente
- Chinese: 终于
- Croatian: konačno
- Czech: konečně
- Danish: endeligt
- Dutch: uiteindelijk
- European Spanish: finalmente
- Finnish: viimein
- French: finalement
- German: schließlich
- Greek: επιτέλους
- Italian: finalmente
- Japanese: ついに
- Korean: 마침내
- Norwegian: endelig
- Polish: ostatecznie
- European Portuguese: finalmente
- Romanian: în cele din urmă
- Russian: наконец
- Spanish: finalmente
- Swedish: slutligen
- Thai: ในที่สุด
- Turkish: sonunda
- Ukrainian: нарешті
- Vietnamese: cuối cùng
Definition of finally from the Collins English Dictionary
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