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Definition of "last-gasp" []

  • Undertaken as a final recourse; last-ditch. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "last-gasp" in a sentence
  • "As far as the EU antitrust probe is concerned, both merger partners have a chance until sometime this week to offer additional concessions through what is technically known as a "last-gasp offer.""
  • "Maybe Keiron Cunningham's last-gasp crowd-pleaser against Cas?"
  • "The White House and congressional leaders of both major political parties are pressing rank-and-file legislators to support a last-gasp bipartisan deal to trim U.S. government spending and raise the federal borrowing limit."
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