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at long lastat lastRate it:

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long ways, long liesSomeone who comes back from a far-off country can tell lies without fear of being contradicted.Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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last but not leastAn expression to start the last item of a list, emphasising that while it is listed last, it is just as important as the rest of the items.Rate it:

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at lastAfter a long time; eventually.Rate it:

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at lastIn the end; finally; ultimately.Rate it:

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draw one's last breathTo die.Rate it:

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every lastEvery; without exception; used for emphasis.Rate it:

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fall at the last hurdleTo fail near the end of something.Rate it:

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first and lastA person's combined given name and surname.Rate it:

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have the last laughTo be vindicated; to triumph despite predicted failure; to find success after defeat or setback.Rate it:

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he who laughs last laughs bestsuccess is better after having previously endured ridicule.Rate it:

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he who laughs last laughs hardestAlternative form of he who laughs last laughs best.Rate it:

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last burst of fireA final effort or warning.Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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last chancefinal oppurtunityRate it:

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last minutePoint in time, too close to a deadline to reasonably begin a critical task.Rate it:

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last of the big spendersSomeone who doesn't spend much money.Rate it:

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last postmilitary bugle callRate it:

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last resortThe only remaining, unwanted, option or choice.Rate it:

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Last SupperThe Passover meal that Jesus ate with his disciples on the night before his death.Rate it:

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Last SupperAn artistic representation of this event.Rate it:

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last thinglate in the dayRate it:

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last thing one needsSomething not wanted by someone, who is already burdened.Rate it:

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last trumpForever.Rate it:

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last trumpThe moment of God's final judgement on Earth.Rate it:

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last wordA final decision, or the right to make such a decision.Rate it:

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last wordThe final statement uttered by a person before death.Rate it:

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last wordThe finest, highest, or ultimate representative of some class of objects.Rate it:

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last-ditchFinal, as a last resort; done in desperation.Rate it:

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nice guys finish lastPeople who are decent, friendly, and agreeable tend to be unsuccessful because they are outmaneuvered or overwhelmed by others who are not so decent, friendly, or agreeable.Rate it:

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on one's last legsAbout to die.Rate it:

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on one's last legsAbout to lose viability or become defunct.Rate it:

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patriotism is the last refuge of scoundrelsThe appeal to patriotism is often used to distract the public from real issues.Rate it:

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what did your last slave die ofUsed to indicate that someone is being bossy and/or demanding, usually to an unreasonable extent.Rate it:

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Whos Your Waiter Last Year?Whos Your Waiter Last Year?Rate it:

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it's a long road that has no turningencouragement when things are not going well. Just as a long road eventually has a turning, problems also eventually have a solution, even though one might have to wait.Rate it:

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nervous as a long-tailed cat in a room full of rocking chairsExtremely nervous.Rate it:

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a week is a long time in politicsIn politics, a lot of change can happen in a short space of time.Rate it:

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as long asDepending upon some condition or requirement; provided that; if, assuming; so long as.Rate it:

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as long asThe same length as.Rate it:

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as long asWhile; for some period of time.Rate it:

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as the day is longUnceasingly; very; thoroughly; to a very high degree.Rate it:

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by a long shotBy a wide margin; indicates a very big difference or disparity.Rate it:

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come a long wayTo make significant progress.Rate it:

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go a long wayTo be adequate or helpful for a significant amount of time.Rate it:

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go a long wayTo achieve considerable success.Rate it:

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in the long runAfter a very long time; eventually; over a long period of time; more generally.Rate it:

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in the long termAfter a very long time; eventually; over a long period of time; more generally.Rate it:

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little pitchers have long earsAlternative form of little pitchers have big ears.Rate it:

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