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Translation of "last" - English-French dictionary

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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