-they were ending
The word terminaban is the imperfect form of terminar in the third person plural.
See the full terminar conjugation


La mayoría de los combates probablemente terminaban en el suelo.
Most of these combats probably ended on the ground.
Nunca me perdonaría si las cosas terminaban de otra forma.
He would never forgive me if things... went another way.
Por varias razones que terminaban en problemas insolubles.
For several reasons that they finished in insoluble problems.
Es curioso como siempre mis ideas terminaban siendo sus ideas.
Funny how my ideas always ended up being his ideas.
La mayoría de nuestras caminatas, por lo tanto, terminaban en mal humor.
Most of our walks, therefore, ended in bad humor.
Y todas las reuniones terminaban con una oración y una bendición.
And all the meetings were concluded with a prayer and a blessing.
A veces, solo tres o cuatro autos terminaban.
Sometimes only three or four cars would finish.
Por todo esto, las peleas no siempre terminaban en el ring.
Because of all this, the fight didn' always end in the ring.
Pero siempre terminaban en su lugar especial.
But they would always end up at his special place.
Creí que las horas de visita terminaban en media hora.
I thought that visiting hours ended in about a half an hour.
Todas las piezas que otros habían estropeado terminaban en su banco de trabajo.
All the pieces that others had messed up landed on his workbench.
Lo que uno no lograba, los otros lo terminaban.
What one couldn't accomplish, the others finally did.
Dijiste que las cosas abandonadas terminaban aquí.
You said that the abandoned things would turn to be here.
Cmdte.—Sí, terminaban las actividades a las 5:00.
Cmdte.- Right, you were to conclude your activities at 5:00.
Cuando terminaban con nosotros Cuando nos usaban hasta...
When they finished with us... When they used us all up...
Además, tenían una racha ganadora... que no terminaban.
Besides, they were on a winning streak... with no end in sight.
Y cuando terminaban, los comparaban todos juntos.
When they did this, then they compared them all together.
Los cursos terminaban con un campamento militar de dos o tres meses de duración.
The course ended with a military camp of two to three months.
Esta era la manera en que mis conversaciones con mi hermano Wayne, terminaban.
This is the way most of my conversations with my brother Wayne ended.
Vi cómo muchos terminaban en un lugar así.
I watched a lot of them end up in a place like this.
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