March 1, 2006

wind up

Posted in Idioms at 9:56 am by Feng

wind up — end up [dict]

Dave asked Hillary to work harder and get to college, otherwise her life would be miserable. But Hillary didn’t care, as she thought she was pretty and her life couldn’t be miserable. Dave said, “Hey, your mother is pretty too, and look what where she wound up.”

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2 Comments »

  1. Saar Drimer said,

    i believe it should be “where” not “when.”

  2. […] In the dictionary.com, you won’t find such a meaning [here] for "wind up" at all. However, one friend of mine said it may be widely used in Britain. By the way, another normal sense of "wind up" is similar to "end up", see the example in the Fenglish. […]


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