last thing

idiom

1
: after everything else
Heat the vegetables last thing so that they don't get cold.
2
: very late
I'll be back last thing (on) Monday night.

Examples of last thing in a Sentence

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“Last thing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/last%20thing. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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