Use the word "complete" to indicate that something is finished, or it has 100 percent of its parts.
In these sentences, the word "complete" is a verb:
- We completed a 30-mile hike in two days. (It took two days to finish.)
- The students completed the test in an hour.
- We need to complete our homework. The teacher won’t accept incomplete work. (incomplete = not complete)
- The construction project has finally been completed.
- It took the artist ten years to complete his masterpiece.
- When do you think you will complete your degree?
- It takes only a few minutes to complete an application form online.
The word "complete" is also used as an adjective:
- The work is not complete.
- Sara bought a complete set of dishes from a consignment shop.
- When the plans are complete, we can tell other people about what we want to do
- The man made a complete fool of himself in front of everyone.
- Check your list to make sure everything is complete.
The word "completion" is a noun:
- The completion of the project took eight weeks.
- Payment for work will be provided upon completion. (This type of statement is common in agreements that involve labor.)
- Completion of the new highway will take two years.
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June 4, 2018