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English definition of “to the last”

to the last

formal
until something is complete or has been achieved: I think my position is right, and I'll defend it to the last.Finished and over until the end of someone's life: She was a true patriot to the last.Complete and wholeVery and extreme 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
(Definition of to the last from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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