Finish and complete 两词区别

更新时间 2013年 9月 12日, 星期四 - 格林尼治标准时间14:00

Audio: Finish and complete 两词区别

A Q&A programme about the use of the words 'finish' and 'complete'.


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"Hello! Could you tell me the difference between these two verbs please - 'finish' and 'complete'? Thank you."

Mr Wang

What is the difference between the verbs 'finish' and 'complete'? Can they be used interchangeably?

Read the following examples first:

I can't go home until I've finished my work.

The concert finished with the band's best-selling single.

He finished second in the men's 100 metre hurdles in the last Olympic Games.

The refurbishment work in the museum is completed.

I just need one more stamp to complete the collection.

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Now listen to the programme to find out the answer as Feifei explains the difference between 'finish and 'complete'.

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