English version

the last of something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishthe last of somethingthe last of somethingREMAIN/BE LEFTthe remaining parts of something John ate the last of the bread at lunchtime. last
Examples from the Corpus
the last of somethingThe last of the tickets were sold Thursday.The first two and the last of these are socially dissonant and their practice is illegal.Dennis ate the last of the bread at lunchtime.Riven threw back the last of his beer.By the end of October the last of the pumpkins is sold, and almost no one comes to the produce stand.The Carrier rolled forward, without slowing, its massive tyres crushing the last of the barricade.This is the last of four meetings with the Spurs, who won two of the first three.This is the last of the paint, and I don't think it's going to be enough.The judge sentenced the last of the three defendants in the case to 10 years.Before she swallowed the last of the drink she had promised to ask Wickham for the facts.To unearth the last of the bodies may take a fortnight.
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