Translation of "last" - English-Arabic dictionary


adjective, determiner uk /lɑːst/ us /læst/
last week, year, Monday, etc.

A1 the week, year, Monday, etc. before the present one

I went to Barcelona last month.

A2 the most recent

What was the last movie you saw?
It’s rained for the last three days.

A2 Your last book, house, job, etc. is the one before the one that you have now.

My last house was half this size.

A2 happening or coming at the end

It’s the last room on the left.
That’s the last programme of the series.
I was the last person to arrive.
→ Opposite first adj

B1 only remaining

Who wants the last piece of cake?
the last person, thing, etc.

a person or thing that you do not want or expect

آخِر شَخص، شَيء، إلخ.
Three extra people to feed – that’s the last thing I need!
adverb uk /lɑːst/ us /læst/

B1 used to talk about the most recent time you did something

أخِر مَرّة
When did you last see her?
I think it was July when I last spoke to him.

after everything or everyone else

I came last in the race.
We’ve still got to check the figures but we’ll do that last.
→ Opposite first adv
last but not least

something you say before you say the last person or thing on a list

آخِراً ولَيْس أخيراً
This is Jeremy, this is Olivia and, last but not least, this is Eva.
noun, pronoun uk /lɑːst/ us /læst/
at last

B1 finally

At last I’ve found a jacket I like.
the last

a person or thing that comes after all the others

We were the last to get there.
the last of something

the only part of something that remains

We’ve just finished the last of the wine.
verb uk /lɑːst/ us /læst/

B1 to continue to happen or exist

How long will the meeting last?
The batteries last about ten hours.
Enjoy the sun while it lasts!

to be enough for a period of time

We’ve got enough food to last a week.

(Translation of “last” from the Cambridge English-Arabic Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)