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French translation of “last”

last

adjective /laːst/
coming at the end
dernier
We set out on the last day of November He was last in the race He caught the last bus home.
most recent; next before the present
dernier
Our last house was much smaller than this last year/month/week.
coming or remaining after all the others
dernier
He was the last guest to leave.
lastly adverb finally
enfin
Lastly, I would like to thank you all for listening so patiently to what I have been saying.
at (long) last in the end, especially after a long delay
enfin
Oh, there he is at (long) last!
hear/see etc the last of to be finished with, be able to forget
en finir avec
You haven’t heard the last of this!
the last person a person who is very unlikely or unwilling to do a particular thing, or to whom it would be unwise or dangerous to do a particular thing
le/la dernier, ière, les derniers, ières
I’m the last person to make a fuss, but you should have told me all the same He’s the last person you should offend.
the last straw a fact, happening etc which, when added to all other facts or happenings, makes a situation finally impossible to bear
la goutte qui fait déborder le vase
The last straw was when she borrowed my tennis racquet without asing and then broke it.
the last thing something very unlikely, unwanted, not intended etc
la dernière chose que…
It’s the last thing you would think of looking for The last thing I want is to hurt anyone.
the last word the final remark in an argument etc
le dernier mot
She always must have the last word!
the final decision
le dernier mot
The last word rests with the chairman.
something very fashionable or up-to-date
le dernier cri
Her hat was the last word in elegance.
on one’s last legs very near to falling down or collapsing with exhaustion, old age etc
au bout du rouleau
This old washing machine is on its last legs.
to the last until the very end
jusqu’au bout
He kept his courage to the last.
(Definition of last from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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