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at lastAfter a long time; eventually.
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at lastIn the end; finally; ultimately.
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dead lastThe standings, often by a considerable margin to the next-to-last-place finisher or after an exceptionally poor showing or season.
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every lastEvery; without exception; used for emphasis.
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last chancefinal oppurtunity
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last minutePoint in time, too close to a deadline to reasonably begin a critical task.
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last postmilitary bugle call
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last resortThe only remaining, unwanted, option or choice.
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last trumpForever.
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last trumpThe moment of God's final judgement on Earth.
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last wordA final decision, or the right to make such a decision.
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last wordThe final statement uttered by a person before death.
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last wordThe finest, highest, or ultimate representative of some class of objects.
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last-ditchFinal, as a last resort; done in desperation.
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last burst of fireA final effort or warning.
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last burst of fireA state of exertion where one gives one's all; expending all of one's remaining energy in a final effort to achieve one's goal.
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last of the big spendersSomeone who doesn't spend much money.
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Whos Your Waiter Last Year?Whos Your Waiter Last Year?
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patriotism is the last refuge of scoundrelsThe appeal to patriotism is often used to distract the public from real issues.
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he who laughs last laughs bestsuccess is better after having previously endured ridicule.
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he who laughs last laughs hardestAlternative form of he who laughs last laughs best.
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hey jimmie! , gimme first 'dibs' on that coke!Save a last sip from your Cola for ME, another individual; . . . . . Lemme have 'second-dibs' on Your Coca Cola, JIM
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cast offTo finish the last row of knitted stitches and remove them securely from the needle.
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draw outTo make something last for more time than is necessary; prolong; extend.
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in the nick of timeAt the last possible moment; at the last minute.
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bottom of the ninthBy extension, any last chance or final opportunity.
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cut it fineTo achieve something at the last possible moment, or with no margin for error.
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eleventh hourNearly too late; the last minute.
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from cover to coverAll the way to the last page.
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from soup to nutsFrom the first course of a meal to the last.
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go for brokeTo try everything possible or do last thing possible in a final attempt.
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on the bubbleHolding the last qualifying position with qualification still in progress, and thus liable to lose that position.
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put the cat among the pigeonsProfessor Stephen Hawking put the cat among the pigeons last week with his cheery remarks about comet Machholz-2, which some astronomers believe could be heading our way. — The Times, 19 September 1994.
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rakeThe sloped edge of a roof at or adjacent to the first or last rafter.
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set for lifePossessing sufficient resources, especially financial, to last a lifetime.
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stand the test of timeTo remain useful or valued over a long period of time; to last a long time.
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suck hind titTo be last in line.
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under the wireAt the last minute; before the deadline; barely on time; nearly late.
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wits' endA. 1911, John Muir, in John Muir and Michael P. Branch, John Muir's Last Journey: South to the Amazon and East to Africa, 2002, page 138.
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wooden spoonAn ironic prize for finishing last in a competition.
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