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last

adjective /laːst/
coming at the end
último
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
último
Our last house was much smaller than this last year/month/week.
coming or remaining after all the others
último
He was the last guest to leave.
lastly adverb finally
por último, finalmente
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
por fin
Oh, there he is at (long) last!
last name noun (especially American) a surname.
apellido
hear/see etc the last of to be finished with, be able to forget
terminar algo; olvidar algo
You haven’t heard the last of this!
the last person noun 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
la última persona
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 noun a fact, happening etc which, when added to all other facts or happenings, makes a situation finally impossible to bear
la gota que colma el vaso, el colmo
The last straw was when she borrowed my tennis racquet without asking and then broke it.
the last thing noun something very unlikely, unwanted, not intended etc
lo último
It’s the last thing you would think of looking for The last thing I want is to hurt anyone.
the last word noun the final remark in an argument etc
la última palabra
She always has to have the last word!
the final decision
la última palabra
The last word rests with the chairman.
something very fashionable or up-to-date
el último grito
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
en las últimas
This old washing machine is on its last legs.
to the last until the very end
hasta el final
He kept his courage to the last.
(Definition of last from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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