finally be or do something;
"He ended up marrying his high school sweetheart"
"he wound up being unemployed and living at home again"
- If he carries on driving like that, he'll end up dead.
- You could end up running this company if you play your cards right.
- Wasteful people usually end up in debt.
- If you do that, you'll end up with egg on your face.
- The party ended up with the singing of Auld Lang Syne.
- The greedy high official ended (up) in prison.