every last

idiom

used as a more forceful way of saying every
He ate every last cookie.

Examples of every last in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web With the high stakes, his backers are pulling out the stops to mobilize every last vote. Eva Roytburg, Fortune, 7 June 2024 Trump was involved in every last detail, Cohen said. Josephine Stratman, New York Daily News, 13 May 2024 One dish is on every last one: blanched spargel served under a slathering of hollandaise, beside a clutch of new potatoes, a slab of schnitzel and a slice of lemon. Sarah Maslin Nir, New York Times, 1 June 2024 Some rat removal campaigns have involved spending many years and millions of dollars to eliminate every last rodent. Ethan Freedman, Smithsonian Magazine, 28 May 2024 The Mavericks needed every last bucket from Washington as Doncic was clearly impacted by a number of nagging injuries plus the physical defense of Oklahoma City. Steven Johnson, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 12 May 2024 Gray Twist-to-Sip Water Bottle: Savor every last drop of an ice-cold beverage with the twist-to-sip lid on this light gray water bottle. Laura Daniella Sepulveda, The Arizona Republic, 10 May 2024 Welcome to Shelf Life, where celebrities break down every last detail of their beauty routines. Annie Blay, Allure, 9 May 2024 Celebrities spend months planning for it, scrutinizing their outfits down to every last button, embroidery detail—or, in the case of Lil Nas X, dazzling silver crystal. Elise Taylor, Vogue, 7 May 2024

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“Every last.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/every%20last. Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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