wind up (2)
Meaning: to end something like a meeting, a lecture or a discussion
- wind sth up People were starting to yawn and look at their watches, so I knew it was time to wind the meeting up.
- wind up sth The judge decided it was time to go home so he told the lawyers to wind up the day’s proceedings.
Nouns often used as objects with
wind up (2): meeting, show, concert, performance, debate, discussion, lecture
Note: “wind” is pronounced as in “wind the clock”, not as in “the wind blew”