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Difference between finish and end #76 (permalink) Mon Jul 11, 2011 11:33 am   Difference between finish and end
 

It is very simple
1) for human being that accomplished a task or an activity you have to use "finish",
2 )for activities that have been accomplished you have to use "end"

e.g.

The game ended. -> the game is an activity and you have to use "end".

Tom finished homeworks -> Tom is a human being or person and he accomplished an activity "homeworks" so you have to use "finish"

I hope this will help you
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Difference between finish and end #77 (permalink) Fri Jan 06, 2012 14:29 pm   Difference between finish and end
 

hi, thanks for your test
I don't understand very well when I use end or finish; I will appreciate if you explain to me
thanks you in advance
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Difference between finish and end #78 (permalink) Fri Jan 06, 2012 20:36 pm   Difference between finish and end
 

There is a very useful search function at the top of this webpage.
If you type the words
end finish
into the Google search box at the top of this page, then click on the 'Forum search' button (not the Google search button), then you will see a list of threads where this topic has already been discussed.
They should help you.
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Difference between finish and end #79 (permalink) Mon Aug 06, 2012 18:02 pm   Difference between finish and end
 

Why not "end"?
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Difference between finish and end #80 (permalink) Mon Aug 06, 2012 18:46 pm   Difference between finish and end
 

Did you read answer #76 above?
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Difference between finish and end #81 (permalink) Thu Aug 23, 2012 11:31 am   Difference between finish and end
 

The brothers will ......... school both together at the
end of this year.

"The both brothers..." Is it also correct?
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Difference between finish and end #82 (permalink) Thu Aug 23, 2012 17:13 pm   Difference between finish and end
 

No, because of your use of the definite article.
You need either:

The brothers will both go to...
or
Both brothers will go to...

(Messages earlier in this thread deal with the fact that the word 'both' is not used in the most natural place in the original sentence.)
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Difference between finish and end #83 (permalink) Thu Aug 23, 2012 18:05 pm   Difference between finish and end
 

Thank you.
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