last

All Adjective
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  • During that last half hour a different look had come into her eyes. Cited from The Golden Snare, By James Oliver Curwood
  • Only four and a half years had passed since the last general election.
  • A hundred thoughts had passed through his mind during the last half hour. Cited from None Other Gods, by Robert Hugh Benson
  • She had been playing a part for the last twenty-four hours. Cited from Love Me Little, Love Me Long,by Charles Reade
  • He had paid her nothing for the last half year at least. Cited from Alec Forbes of Howglen, by George MacDonald
  • Why, then, has it come into general use during the last twenty-five years? Cited from Violin Mastery, by Frederick H. Martens
  • What we had learned during the last half-hour seemed to surprise him. Cited from Dead Men's Money, by J. S. Fletcher
  • I tell you we've been over land for the last half hour. Cited from The Man From the Clouds, by J. Storer Clouston
  • It was the band's last full-length album before they broke up.
  • What has happened to you in the last twenty-four hours? Cited from The Mayor's Wife, by Anna Katharine Green
  • Within the last twenty-four hours, not above two fresh ones have appeared. Cited from Diary of the Besieged Resident in Paris, by Henry Labouchere
  • She had been there waiting for him for the last half hour. Cited from The Claverings, by Anthony Trollope
  • He was the last of the original members of the group.
  • All this has been changed within the last twenty-five years. Cited from The University of Michigan, by Wilfred Shaw
  • It was to be the last line of defence before the keep itself.
  • There can be snow on the ground which will last for a week or two.
  • These years would be the last he would be seen on screen for some time.
  • For the last half-hour you have not spoken a single word. Cited from Pushing to the Front, by Orison Swett Marden
  • He held his parliamentary seat for the last four years of his life.
  • I have been living upon tea for the last twenty-four hours. Cited from Phantom Fortune, A Novel, by M. E. Braddon
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Meaning of last

  • noun The last or lowest in an ordering or series
    he was the last to leave, he finished an inglorious last
  • noun A person's dying act; the final thing a person can do
    he breathed his last
  • noun A unit of weight equal to 4,000 pounds
  • noun A unit of capacity for grain equal to 80 bushels
  • noun Holding device shaped like a human foot that is used to fashion or repair shoes
  • verb Persist for a specified period of time
    The bad weather lasted for three days
  • adjective Coming after all others in time or space or degree or being the only one remaining
    the last time I saw Paris, the last day of the month, had the last word, waited until the last minute, he raised his voice in a last supreme call, the last game of the season, down to his last nickel
  • adverb Most_recently
    I saw him last in London
  • adverb The item at the end
    last, I'll discuss family values