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English definition of “the last sb heard/saw of sb/sth”

the last sb heard/saw of sb/sth

C2 the last time someone heard anything about someone or something or the last time someone saw him, her, or it: Then he went to Boston, and that was the last I saw of him. Grammar:Finally, at last, lastly or in the end?Finally, at last, lastly and in the end all have a meaning of ‘after a period of time’. However, we use them in different ways.See more
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