Quotes containing word "last"

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Sell also: close, concluding, conclusion, death, end, endure, final, finale, finally, finish, lastly, live, lowest, net, place, survive, terminal, utmost

Definitions and meanings of word "last"

• Noun: the temporal end; the concluding time; examples: "the stopping point of each round was signaled by a bell", "the market was up at the finish", "they were playing better at the close of the season"

• Noun: the last or lowest in an ordering or series; examples: "he was the last to leave", "he finished an inglorious last"

• Noun: a person's dying act; the final thing a person can do; example: "he breathed his last"

• Noun: the time at which life ends; continuing until dead; examples: "she stayed until his death", "a struggle to the last"

• Noun: a unit of weight equal to 4,000 pounds

• Noun: a unit of capacity for grain equal to 80 bushels

• Noun: the concluding parts of an event or occurrence; examples: "the end was exciting", "I had to miss the last of the movie"

• Noun: holding device shaped like a human foot that is used to fashion or repair shoes

• Verb: persist for a specified period of time; example: "The bad weather lasted for three days"

• Verb: continue to live; endure or last; examples: "We went without water and food for 3 days", "These superstitions survive in the backwaters of America", "The race car driver lived through several very serious accidents", "how long can a person last without food and water?"

• Adj: immediately past; examples: "last Thursday", "the last chapter we read"

• Adj: coming after all others in time or space or degree or being the only one remaining; examples: "the last time I saw Paris", "the last day of the month", "had the last word", "waited until the last minute", "he raised his voice in a last supreme call", "the last game of the season", "down to his last nickel"

• Adj: occurring at or forming an end or termination; examples: "his concluding words came as a surprise", "the final chapter", "the last days of the dinosaurs", "terminal leave"

• Adj: conclusive in a process or progression; examples: "the final answer", "a last resort", "the net result"

• Adj: most unlikely or unsuitable; examples: "the last person we would have suspected", "the last man they would have chosen for the job"

• Adj: occurring at the time of death; examples: "his last words", "the last rites"

• Adj: not to be altered or undone; examples: "the judge's decision is final", "the arbiter will have the last say"

• Adj: lowest in rank or importance; examples: "last prize", "in last place"

• Adj: highest in extent or degree; examples: "to the last measure of human endurance", "whether they were accomplices in the last degree or a lesser one was...to be determined individually"

• Adv: more recently than any other time; example: "I saw him last in London"

• Adv: the item at the end; example: "last, I'll discuss family values"

Featured authors with quotes containing word "last"

Will Durant
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Thursday 5 November 1885 - Saturday 7 November 1981
Meriwether Lewis
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Friedrich Nietzsche
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Tuesday 15 October 1844 - Saturday 25 August 1900
George Clooney
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Born Saturday 6 May 1961
Oscar Wilde
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Monday 16 October 1854 - Friday 30 November 1900
Jon Crosby
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Stockard Channing
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Born Sunday 13 February 1944
Charles de Gaulle
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French Statesman, Leader
Saturday 22 November 1890 - Monday 9 November 1970
Henry David Thoreau
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Saturday 12 July 1817 - Tuesday 6 May 1862
Marcus Aurelius
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Thursday 26 April 121 A.D. - Thursday 17 March 180 A.D.
Sebastian Vettel
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Billy Graham
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Even when I finished third at the U.S. Open a few weeks back, I didn't putt very well, nor in the last round of last year's Masters when Mickelson won, nor last year's Open at Turnberry, where I came second.

Lee Westwood

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All endeavor calls for the ability to tramp the last mile, shape the last plan, endure the last hours toil. The fight to the finish spirit is the one... characteristic we must posses if we are to face the future as finishers.

Henry David Thoreau

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You are graduating from college. That means that this is the first day of the last day of your life. No, that's wrong. This is the last day of the first day of school. Nope, that's worse. This is a day.

Andy Samberg

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The way I work, typically, I do everything at the very last minute. Even if I was given two months, I'd do it in the last three days.

Ayumi Hamasaki

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I've thought of the last line of some poems for years and tried them out, It wouldn't work because the last line was much too beautiful for the poem.

Howard Nemerov

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Listen, I'm 41 years old. I've got two kids. I've got a career. The last thing I need to be doing is having a beef with A Tribe Called Quest. It's silly and it was unnecessary. It ain't the first time that a director hasn't seen eye to eye with a subject and it ain't going to be the last time.

Michael Rapaport

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One nuclear war is going to be the last nuclear - the last war, frankly, if it really gets out of hand. And I just don't think we ought to be prepared to accept that sort of thing.

Lawrence Eagleburger

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Man will never be free until the last king is strangled with the entrails of the last priest.

Denis Diderot

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I have a good memory for early life. My visual memory is good about childhood and adolescence, and less good in the last 10 years. I could probably tell you less what happened in the last 10 years. I remember what houses looked like, sometimes they just pop into my head.

Jeffrey Eugenides

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I admire Ginsberg as a poet, despite the fact that he seems not to know when he is being good and when he is bad. But he will last, or at least those poems will last.

Leslie Fiedler

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To the last, I grapple with thee; From Hell's heart, I stab at thee; For hate's sake, I spit my last breath at thee.

Herman Melville

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You get more churches burned down in the United States in the last two years than in the last hundred, because of the lack of understanding of culture and diversity and the beauty of it.

Edward James Olmos

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When I started out in 1960, I thought it might possibly last a couple of years. I never expected it to last 42. I take great satisfaction in that longevity.

Bob Newhart

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This was our last stop. This was it. We had those two embryos that we had banked prior to learning about the breast cancer, and with the medicine she was on, this was our last effort. The prayers were answered.

Bill Rancic

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For everything I do, I think about a 6-year-old girl and her mom that I saw at my concert last night. I think about what those two individuals would think if I were at a club last night. I never want to be arrested, and I never want to get a DUI, those are my moral values.

Taylor Swift

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There's not an appropriations bill in the last 10 years that the-that Democrats passed in the Congress. We haven't spent any money of your taxes in the last decade.

Chaka Fattah

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As long as the world shall last there will be wrongs, and if no man objected and no man rebelled, those wrongs would last forever.

Clarence Darrow

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Over the last decade, economists seemed to share a broad consensus about economic policy, with the old splits between monetarists and Keynesians apparently being settled by events. But the Great Recession of the last two years has changed everything.

Gavyn Davies

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I never got hurt when I was in Morocco doing all the horse riding and my own stunts. But on the last day on the last shot I slid off my horse and landed on my bottom. I did not get hurt but it was very embarrassing.

Oded Fehr

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I truly felt that was going to be my last tour. So here we are again and I'm saying this will probably be my last tour. That's truly the way I'm looking at it.

Janet Jackson

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