In this sentence: “How did you end up there?” what does it mean “end up”?
Hello guys. In this sentence: “How did you end up there?” what does it mean “end up”? I don’t understand whole this sentence. I already checked the dictionary, and I still don’t understand. That is weird for me. xxx
"How did you end up there?" or "How did you get here?" are basically the same.
end up is a phrasal verb that means to reach a particular place or achieve a situation after other activities:
*just think of "end up" as a result or a consequence of something.
- After two weeks of traveling around Europe, we ended up in Paris. (Their final destination is in Paris after their two weeks travel in Europe.)
- The deals were popular at the time, but many ended up losing money. (Many people lose their money because of the deals that were popular before.)
Onurkan Simsek 3950
İt means finally be in a particular place or situation.
Another example is that he ended up in school.