last call


: the time when the customers in a place where drinks are sold (such as a bar) are told that they can order one more drink before it closes

Examples of last call in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Image Celebrating with beers starting at 8 a.m. Image After his final shift ended at 7 a.m., DuVall heard one last call over the radio, announcing his retirement. Victor Llorente Charley Locke, New York Times, 11 May 2024 San Jose shopping center 20 years ago with a bar that had the latest last call at 1:30 a.m., will close April 20. Julia Prodis Sulek, The Mercury News, 7 Apr. 2024 On these days, the Budweiser Bar along the Skyline Terrace will offer $5 beer from when the gates open until last call. Jordan McPherson, Miami Herald, 25 Mar. 2024 Nothing belongs to us until last call: one more & Then no more. Amy Woolard, The New Yorker, 11 Mar. 2024 Supporting actors supporting other supporting actors While the Best Supporting Actress presenters felt like a warm sisterhood, the Best Supporting Actors came off more like a sports bar at last call. Lester Fabian Brathwaite,, 10 Mar. 2024 On the day of their last call 18 days ago, the death of American hostage Judith Weinstein was announced. NBC News, 11 Jan. 2024 The City Commission also voted last March to support a curfew in South Beach and an earlier last call for alcohol during spring break in 2024. Aaron Leibowitz, Miami Herald, 1 Mar. 2024 Through a community of devout regulars and an owner that embraces them, it’s quietly become a drama-free, all-are-welcome place to dance from 9 p.m. until last call just before 2 a.m. Lina Abascal, Los Angeles Times, 27 Feb. 2024

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“Last call.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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