How to use finish line in a sentence
It crossed traffic and hit the outside wall, flipping before being hit by Corey LaJoie’s car and flying higher before, upside down, it skidded across the finish line.Ryan Newman returns to Daytona 500, with no memory of 2020 crash and ‘therefore no fear’ | Cindy Boren | February 11, 2021 | Washington Post
But, if nothing else, at least the finish line seems a bit nearer now.
Yet here we remain, trying to survive a marathon where the finish line is a moving target dependent on many feet other than our own.Why working moms deserve a tantrum (and how to survive the remainder of the pandemic) | Christine Koh | February 1, 2021 | Washington Post
Then, as you crossed the finish line on your own first run, your coach excitedly signaled to you that you were faster than your opponent.
If you were to run a race at a perfectly even pace, you’d use up your anaerobic capacity gradually, hitting zero as you cross the finish line if you judge it right.
In 2008 and 2012, Huckabee and Santorum, respectively won the Iowa Caucus, but did not make it to the finish line.
Given how little time they had to whip this project to the finish line, they accomplished a lot.Elvis Costello, Marcus Mumford, and Others Crowdsource A Dylan Album | Malcolm Jones | November 16, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Five months later, de Blasio won the primary and then trotted through the finish line.
It took another 55 years or so for the suffragists to push their right to vote over the finish line.Sorry, Michele Bachmann. We Are Ready for a Female President. And It’s Partially Because of You. | Eleanor Clift | February 21, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
On its own, cross-country ski racing requires incredible endurance; competitors often collapse when they cross the finish line.
We were nearing the finish line, and we were pretty well worked up––the awful squalls were swooping down and burying us.The Seiners | James B. (James Brendan) Connolly
Barclay ran across the track with one end of the tape,—the finish line; Mr. Randolph held the other.The Jester of St. Timothy's | Arthur Stanwood Pier
Then—Bert reached down, and with the finish line but a short hundred yards ahead, opened wide the air shutter on the carburetor.Bert Wilson's Twin Cylinder Racer | J. W. Duffield
So near were they to the finish line now that the calls of the class cheerers came clearly through the cold, crisp air.Tom Fairfield's Schooldays | Allen Chapman
Tapwater crossed the finish line nine lengths ahead, setting a new track record.Lighter Than You Think | Nelson Bond