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wind up / subir
wind up   wind   2
A. -transitive verb + adverb
1. (literally)
[+car window]   subir
[+clock, toy]   dar cuerda a
2. (=close)
[+meeting, debate]   cerrar,   dar por terminado
[+company]   liquidar
·he wound up his speech by saying that ...
·terminó su discurso diciendo que ...
3. ·to be wound up
(=tense)   estar tenso
·she'noun dreadfully wound up
·está muy tensa
·it gets me all wound up (inside)
·me pone nerviosísimo
4. (British, Great Britain)   *
·to wind somebody up
(=provoke)   provocar a somebody, someone
(=tease)   tomar el pelo a somebody, someone
B. -intransitive verb + adverb
1. (=finish)
[meeting, debate, speaker]   concluir,   terminar
·how does the play wind up?
·¿cómo concluye or termina la obra?
2. *
(=end up)   acabar
·we wound up in Rome
·acabamos en Roma,   fuimos a parar a Roma
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