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EN[lɑːst] [-ɑːst] [læst] [-æst] [last] [-ast] [ɫast]
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    Examples of last in a Sentence

  • Examples of last
    1. John said he could drive me to the airport, but then he flaked out on me, and I had to call a cab at the last minute.
    2. I did seven laps of Fyshwick with the mechanic today. I was turning lots of heads on the last few, people must of thought I was nuts, flogging the car then stopping, then driving slow then flogging it again.
    3. Since the last update, the program freezes up / freezes after a few minutes of use.
    4. This job fulfils me in a way my last one never did.
    5. Josh had to go to hospital last night for being gay bashed outside a pub.
    6. In the last 20 minutes Athletic began to generate the sort of pressure of which they are capable, but by then it was far too late: the game had begun to slip away from them as early as the seventh minute.
    7. Those two met last Saturday at the party, and because they were both into juggling they get on like a house on fire.
    8. This job’s really getting to me. I don’t know how much longer I’ll last. ‎
    9. Last night, I thought he'd sign the deal, but this morning he'd got wised somehow.
    10. "'Twere back-end o' t' yeer," he continued at last, "an' t' lads had gone into t' woods to gether hesel-nuts an' accorns.
  • Examples of lasts
    1. Doing careful research before purchasing big-ticket items such as electronics, appliances, and automobiles can ensure that an investment lasts for many years.
    2. A Prince-Rupert's-drop, which is a tear of unannealed glass, lasts indefinitely, if you keep it from meddling hands; but break its tail off, and it explodes and resolves itself into powder.
    3. One gallon costs about $220, covers an acre and lasts through about two mowings.
    4. In France, a presidency lasts for five years.
  • Examples of lasted
    1. Danny Higginbotham was the only survivor from the weekend win over Bolton - but the Stoke captain lasted just 10 minutes before being forced off injured. That meant a reshuffle to the visitors' defence who were the busier in a lacklustre first half.
    2. The war lasted much longer than predicted.
    3. These shoes have lasted a nice long time.
    4. I don't know why he was so impressed with our previous boss; he lasted all of ten days in the position.
    5. The exhibition lasted only from 6 to 6:26 p.m., the artists said, because a security guard, alerted by concerned bathroomgoers, showed up and tapped on Mr. Hartshorn’s shower curtain.
    6. I began a scream that lasted unintermittingly the whole time of the incision ... the air felt like a mass of minute but sharp and forked poniards [daggers] that were tearing the edges of the wound.”
  • Examples of lasting
    1. Her words made a lasting impression on my mind.
    2. This Destruction of the Tea is so bold, so daring, so firm, intrepid and inflexible, and it must have so important Consequences, and so lasting, that I cant but consider it as an Epocha in History.
    3. An ideal son is his father's lasting lust.
    4. Busy angels spread / The lasting roll, recording what we say.
    5. The lasting frost winter-killed more critters then all predation
    6. He fears the dark, so he invented a longer lasting light bulb.
    7. In other experiment, dexamethasone resulted in hyperglycemic and hypoketonemic effect lasting 4 to 6 days in ketotic cows.
    8. Yet, we did not re-challenge these animals intramammarily, and thus cannot confirm that mASR is long-lasting.
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