English - Vietnamese Dictionary
last /lɑ:st/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- to stick to one's lát
- không dính vào những chuyện mà mình không biết
- danh từ
- lát (đơn vị đo trọng tải của tàu thuỷ, bằng 2000 kg)
- danh từ
- người cuối cùng, người sau cùng
- to be the last to come: là người đến sau cùng
- lần cuối, lần sau cùng; giờ phút cuối cùng
- to holf on to the last: giữ vững cho đến phút cuối cùng
- as I said in my last, I should come on Monday: như tôi đã nói trong bức thư viết gần đây nhất, tôi sẽ tới vào thứ hai
- lúc chết, lúc lâm chung
- to be near one's last: sắp chết
- sức chịu đựng, sức bền bỉ
- at last
- at long last
- sau hết, sau cùng, rốt cuộc
- to look one's last on something
- to (till) the last
- đén cùng, đến giờ chót, đến hơi thở cuối cùng
- to fight to the last: chiến đấu đến hơi thở cuối cùng
- tính từ, số nhiều của late
- cuối cùng, sau chót, sau rốt
- the last page of a book: trang cuối cùng của quyển sách
- vừa qua, qua, trước
- last night: đêm qua
- last mouth: tháng trước
- last week: tuần trước
- last year: năm ngoái
- gần đây nhất, mới nhất, cuối cùng
- last news: tin tức mới nhất
- the last word in science: thành tựu mới nhất của khoa học
- vô cùng, cực kỳ, rất mực, tột bực
- a question of the last importance: một vấn đề cực kỳ quan trọng
- cuối cùng, rốt cùng, dứt khoát
- I have said my last word on the matter: tôi đã nói dứt khoát về vấn đề đó
- không thích hợp nhất, không thích nhất, không muốn nhất
- that's the last thing I'll do: đó là cái điều mà tôi sẽ không bao giờ làm
- last but not least
- cuối cùng nhưng không kém phần quan trọng
- phó từ, cấp cao nhất của late
- cuối cùng, sau cùng, lần cuối
- when did you see him last?: lần cuối cùng anh gặp hắn là khi nào?
- động từ
- tồn tại, kéo dài; giữ lâu bền, để lâu; đủ cho dùng
- to last out the night: kéo dài hết đêm; sống qua đêm (người bệnh)
- these boots will not last: những đôi giày ống này sẽ không bền
- this wine will not last: thứ rượu vang này không để lâu được
- this sum will last me three weeks: số tiền này đủ cho tôi chi dùng trong ba tuần
lasts|lasted|lastinglæst /lɑːstThesaurus Dictionary
+the temporal end; the concluding time
+the last or lowest in an ordering or series
+a person's dying act; the final thing a person can do
+the time at which life ends; continuing until dead
+a unit of weight equal to 4,000 pounds
+a unit of capacity for grain equal to 80 bushels
+the concluding parts of an event or occurrence
+holding device shaped like a human foot that is used to fashion or repair shoes
+persist for a specified period of time
+continue to live; endure or last
+coming after all others in time or space or degree or being the only one remaining
+occurring at or forming an end or termination
+conclusive in a process or progression
+most unlikely or unsuitable
+occurring at the time of death
+not to be altered or undone
+lowest in rank or importance
+highest in extent or degree
+more recently than any other time
+the item at the end
Advanced English Dictionary
1 hindmost, rearmost, aftermost; final:
I was the last person to board the plane.
2 latest, newest, most recent or up to date:
What was the subject of his last novel? During the last week I have seen seven films
3 final, concluding, terminal, ultimate, terminating:
The last train to London leaves at eleven. She was the last speaker of Cornish.
4 definitive, conclusive, decisive, closing:
That is my last word on the subject.
5 behind, at or in the end, in or at the rear, after:
My horse always seems to come in last.
6 end, termination, finish:
That was the last we ever saw of Charlie.
7 at last. finally, eventually, ultimately, at length:
At last we shall see the results of our work.
1 continue, endure, survive, keep on, persist, remain, stay, abide, carry on, hold out, Colloq go the distance:
He wouldn't last a day in my job.
2 wear, stand up, endure, survive:
This shirt has lasted through innumerable washings.
mould, matrix, form, model, pattern:
These shoes were not made on the same last as those.
determiner, adverb, noun, verb-see also LASTCollocation Dictionary
1 happening or coming after all other similar things or people: We caught the last bus home. + It's the last house on the left. + She was last to arrive.
2 [only before noun] most recent: last night / Tuesday / month / summer / year + her last book + This last point is crucial.
3 [only before noun] only remaining
This is our last bottle of wine. + He knew this was his last hope of winning. + I wouldn't marry you if you were the last person on earth!
4 used to emphasize that sb/sth is the least likely or suitable: The last thing she needed was more work. + He's the last person I'd trust with a secret.
Idioms: be on your / its last legs to be going to die or stop functioning very soon; to be very weak or in bad condition
the day, week, month, etc. before last the day, week, etc. just before the most recent one; two days, weeks, etc. ago: I haven't seen him since the summer before last.
every last ... every person or thing in a group: We spent every last penny we had on the house.
have the last laugh to be successful when you were not expected to be, making your opponents look stupid
in the last resort when there are no other possible courses of action: In the last resort we can always walk home.
your / the last gasp the point at which you/sth can no longer continue living, fighting, existing, etc.
the last minute / moment the latest possible time before an important event: They changed the plans at the last minute. + Don't leave your decision to the last moment.
a / your last resort the person or thing you rely on when everything else has failed: I've tried everyone else and now you're my last resort.
the last word (in sth) the most recent, fashionable, advanced, etc. thing: These apartments are the last word in luxury.
more at ANALYSIS, BREATH, FAMOUS, LONG adj., MAN n., STRAW, THING, WEEK, WORD n.
1 after anyone or anything else; at the end: He came last in the race. + They arrived last of all.
2 most recently: When did you see him last? + I saw him last / I last saw him in New York two years ago. + They last won the cup in 1995.
Idioms: last but not least used when mentioning the last person or thing of a group, in order to say that they are not less important than the others: Last but not least, I'd like to thank all the catering staff.
last in, first out used, for example in a situation when people are losing their jobs, to say that the last people to be employed will be the first to go
more at FIRST adv.
+ noun (the last) (plural the last)
1 the person or thing that comes or happens after all other similar people or things: Sorry I'm late-am I the last? + They were the last to arrive.
2 ~ of sth the only remaining part or items of sth: These are the last of our apples.
Idioms: at (long) last after much delay, effort, etc.; in the end
At last we're home! + At long last the cheque arrived. - LASTLY
hear / see the last of sb/sth to hear/see sb/sth for the last time: That was the last I ever saw of her. + Unfortunately, I don't think we've heard the last of this affair.
the last I heard (spoken) used to give the most recent news you have about sb/sth: The last I heard he was still working at the garage.
to / till the last until the last possible moment, especially until death: He died protesting his innocence to the last.
more at BREATHE, FIRST n.
1 linking verb [V] (not used in the progressive tenses) to continue for a particular period of time: The meeting only lasted (for) a few minutes. + Each game lasts about an hour. + How long does the play last?
2 to continue to exist or to function well: [V] This weather won't last. + He's making a big effort now, and I hope it lasts. + [VN] These shoes should last you till next year.
3 ~ (sth) (out) to survive sth or manage to stay in the same situation, in spite of difficulties: [V] She won't last long in that job. + Can you last (out) until I can get help? + [VN] Doctors say that she probably won't last out the night (= she will probably die before the morning). + He was injured early on and didn't last the match.
4 ~ (sb) (out) to be enough for sb to use, especially for a particular period of time: [V] Will the coffee last out till next week? + We've got enough food to last (for) three days. + [VN] We've got enough food to last us (for) three days.
last / take
Last and take are both used to talk about the length of time that something continues.
Last is used to talk about the length of time that an event continues: How long do you think this storm will last? + The movie lasted over two hours. Last does not always need an expression of time:
His annoyance won't last. Last is also used to say that you have enough of something:
We don't have enough money to last until next month.
Take is used to talk about the amount of time you need in order to go somewhere or do something. It must be used with an expression of time: It takes (me) at least an hour to get home from work. + How long will the flight take? + The water took ages to boil.
a block of wood or metal shaped like a foot, used in making and repairing shoes
See also - LAST
Your car will last longer ifyou look after it.
| forever, indefinitely
Nothing lasts forever.
With care, the vines will lastindefinitely.
VERB + LAST
can/cannot, could (not)
The storm could last quite a long time.
| will/won't, would (not)
The kids are all very enthusiastic, but it won't last?it never does.
| be likely/unlikely to
I always thought his popularity was unlikely to last.
| be expected to | seem to
The journey seemed to last forever.
| be built to
This house was built to last.
The war lasted for threeyears.
The celebrationslasted well into the next week. |
The trial is expected to lastuntil the end of the week.
while sth lasts
Make themost of this feeling while it lasts.
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