last time


: the most recent time
The last time I saw him was at his wedding.
: the final time
That was the last time I saw him. He died soon after.
I'm telling you this for the last time.

Examples of last time in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The duo tried for the third and last time to resolve their issues in a private conversation. Esther Kang, Peoplemag, 25 Sep. 2023 As such, Saturday night could be his final regular-season start at Dodger Stadium, if not his last time gracing the Chavez Ravine mound — though a home start in the playoffs next month seems increasingly likely. Jack Harris, Los Angeles Times, 22 Sep. 2023 Provo • The night before BYU’s season-opener, junior cornerback Jakob Robinson went through the film one last time. Kevin Reynolds, The Salt Lake Tribune, 5 Sep. 2023 Watch Now Final Set Final Set, a 2020 French sports drama, follows the story of Thomas (Alex Lutz), a former tennis prodigy, who decides to compete at the qualifying rounds of the French Open one last time. Town & Country, 3 Sep. 2023 The delicious deal runs from Sept. 18 to Sept. 22, offering the perfect way to close out summer — without having to fire up the grill one last time. Erin Clack, Peoplemag, 13 Sep. 2023 The students will probably go to that shelter again, after such a positive experience last time, said Dobrovits. Janice Neumann, Chicago Tribune, 12 Sep. 2023 In every presidential cycle, there are always hapless candidates who are delusional about their chances of winning, like former New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio last time around. Walter Shapiro, The New Republic, 11 Sep. 2023 The Yanks got the best of the Tigers last time; the Tigers won the series finale, 4-3, to avoid a sweep but oddly enough, both teams seem to have found something during the four games. Andrew Birkle, Detroit Free Press, 5 Sep. 2023 See More

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“Last time.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Oct. 2023.

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