lastadjective, adverb, pronoun, nounuk /lɑːst/ us /læst/
- She's the last person to be interested in violent movies.
- Cream cakes are the last thing you should eat if you're on a diet.
- He's the last person I'd trust to look after my children.
- The last thing I need is more work to do.
- I think I'm getting a headache - that's the last thing I need today!
- My last class ends at four o'clock.
- The doctors made one last desperate attempt to save the boy's life.
- Ruth Ellis was the last woman to be hanged in Britain.
- He was the last person to see the woman alive, and suspicion immediately fell on him.
- I didn't manage to write down that last bit she said, about the meeting.
- You got the last ticket - damn you, I wanted that!
- Today's my last full day in Paris.
- Go steady on the milk, Dan - that's our last bottle.
- I finally surrendered to temptation, and ate the last remaining chocolate.
- That's the last time I'm going to look after her kids - I'll be glad when the little demons go home.
lastadjective, adverb, pronounuk /lɑːst/ us /læst/
- Most of the diseased trees were chopped down last year.
- Did you vote Conservative at the last election?
- Who was she dancing with at the party last night?
- In their last encounter with Italy, England won 3-2.
- "Have you always lived here?" "As a matter of fact I've only lived here for the last three years".
lastverb [I, L only + noun]uk /lɑːst/ us /læst/
- The exam lasted an hour and a half.
- The relationship was never going to work, but it was fun while it lasted.
- The election broadcast, a nine-hour marathon, lasts until seven o'clock in the morning.
- Apparently this good weather isn't going to last until the weekend.
- Who can predict how long this uneasy peace between the two countries will last?