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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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laugh a minuteA funny thing or person.Rate it:

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just a minuteOnly one minute; a passage of time 60 seconds in duration.Rate it:

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just a minuteA short period of time, typically anywhere from several seconds to several minutes or more.Rate it:

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just a minuteStop; wait. Used to indicate that the speaker wishes the previous speaker or the proceedings to stop so that he or she can comment on what has been said or has happened so far.Rate it:

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not a minute too soonat the last possible moment; just in timeRate it:

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talk a mile a minuteTo speak quickly or excessively.Rate it:

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there's a sucker born every minuteThere are a great number of fools in the world, and there always be.Rate it:

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this minuteright now, immediatelyRate 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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at long lastat lastRate 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 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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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, JIMRate it:

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make life a stone grooveMeans to live a happy, adventurous, loving, enjoyable and overall fun-filled life to the fullest, as if each day was your last.Rate it:

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cast offTo finish the last row of knitted stitches and remove them securely from the needle.Rate it:

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draw outTo make something last for more time than is necessary; prolong; extend.Rate it:

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in the nick of timeAt the last possible moment; at the last minute.Rate it:

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pull someone's bacon out of the fireTo rescue someone, especially at the last moment.Rate it:

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a bean counterOne whom keeps track of minute details. One whom counts trivialities and overlooks the major items of the moment.Rate it:

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