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ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PUNCTUATION QUIZ

Punctuation marks help make writing easy to read and understand. Some of the most important ones are the period (.), comma (,), question mark (?), and exclamation point (!). How well do you know how to use them? Find out in this quiz!
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Which punctuation mark is best for this sentence? "Can I watch a movie __"

Origin of finish

1300–50; Middle English finisshen < Anglo-French, Middle French finiss-, long stem of finir < Latin fīnīre to end. See fine1

synonym study for finish

13. See end1.

OTHER WORDS FROM finish

fin·ish·er, nounnon·fin·ish·ing, adjective, nounpre·fin·ish, verb (used with object), noun

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH finish

Finnish finish
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Example sentences from the Web for finish

British Dictionary definitions for finish

finish
/ (ˈfɪnɪʃ) /

verb (mainly tr)

noun

Word Origin for finish

C14: from Old French finir, from Latin fīnīre see fine 1
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Idioms and Phrases with finish

finish

see from soup to nuts (start to finish); in at the death (finish).

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