the last


: the last person or thing in a group or series
He was the last in line.
The last of the tests was given today.
: the last time
I guess that is the last we will see of her.
: the end of something
They fought hard to the last.
: the end of someone's life
He was cheerful to the last.

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“The last.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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