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English definition of “have the last laugh”

have the last laugh

to finally get an advantage from an argument or disagreement , when it seemed that you would notSucceeding, achieving and fulfilling 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.
(Definition of have the last laugh from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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