- at your last
- about to dieNot just of cobblers. See also last call.
How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms. R. W. Holder. 2014.
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your last penny — phrase all the money that you have left My dad would give you his last penny. Thesaurus: unspecified amounts of moneyhyponym large amounts of moneysynonym Main entry: penny … Useful english dictionary
your last resort — a/your last reˈsort idiom the person or thing you rely on when everything else has failed • I ve tried everyone else and now you re my last resort. Main entry: ↑lastidiom … Useful english dictionary
your last gasp — your/the last ˈgasp idiom the point at which you/sth can no longer continue living, fighting, existing, etc. see also ↑last gasp Main entry: ↑lastidiom … Useful english dictionary
your last penny — all the money that you have left My dad would give you his last penny … English dictionary
breathe your last — see ↑last, 4 • • • Main Entry: ↑breathe breathe your last literary : to die This is the room where he breathed his last. [=where he breathed his last breath; where he died] • • • Main Entry: ↑last * * * breathe your ˈlast … Useful english dictionary
breathe your last — When you breathe your last, you die … The small dictionary of idiomes
breathe your last — breathe (your) last to die. Jay made the trip north to be with his mother when she breathed her last. Usage notes: also used to describe the end of a organization, belief, or relationship: Amtrak may shortly breathe its last without more funding … New idioms dictionary
breathe your last — When you breathe your last, you die. (Dorking School Dictionary) … English Idioms & idiomatic expressions
Breathe your last — When you breathe your last, you die … Dictionary of English idioms
breathe your last — to die Circumlocution and evasion rather than euphemism, as you cannot expect to live more than two or three minutes after the event: ... the quicker that one breathed his last, the better, and I hurried up with my lance... and drove it … How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms