last vs latter

last latter

Definitions

  • 1) A unit of volume or weight varying for different commodities and in different districts, equal to about 80 bushels, 640 gallons, or 2 tons.
  • 2) The final mention or appearance.
  • 3) The end.
  • 4) A block or form shaped like a human foot and used in making or repairing shoes.
  • 5) One that is at the end or last.
  • 6) A wooden pattern or model of the human foot, on which shoes are formed.
  • 7) A load of some commodity with reference to its weight and commercial value; hence, a particular weight or measure, varying in amount in different localities and for different commodities.
  • 8) Power of holding out; endurance; stamina.
  • 9) A burden; a load; a cargo.
  • 10) Fault.
  • 11) Lowest in rank or importance.
  • 12) Highest in extent or degree; utmost.
  • 13) Being, coming, or placed after all others; final.
  • 14) Most up-to-date; newest.
  • 15) Just past; most recent.
  • 16) Being the latest possible.
  • 17) Being the only one left.
  • 18) Least likely or expected.
  • 19) Of or relating to a terminal period or stage, as of life.
  • 20) Used as an intensive.
  • 21) Administered just before death.
  • 22) Most valid, authoritative, or conclusive.
  • 23) The least desirable or suitable.
  • 24) After all others in chronology or sequence.
  • 25) Most recently.
  • 26) At the end; finally.
  • 27) Toextend;reach.
  • 28) To continue; survive.
  • 29) To remain in good or usable condition.
  • 30) To continue in force or practice.
  • 31) To keep adequately supplied.
  • 32) To continue in time; go on.
  • 33) To persist or endure for the entire length of; survive.
  • 34) To remain in adequate supply.
  • 35) To mold or shape on a last.
  • 36) (at last) After a considerable length of time; finally.
  • 37) (at long last) After a lengthy or troublesome wait or delay.

Definitions

  • 1) The second of two persons or things mentioned.
  • 2) the second of two or the second mentioned of two
  • 3) relating to or being the second of two items
  • 4) close (or closer) to the present time
  • 5) near (or nearer) to the end
  • 6) Near or nearer to the end.
  • 7) Being the second of two persons or things mentioned.
  • 8) Further advanced in time or sequence; later.
  • 9) Later; more recent; coming or happening after something else; -- opposed to former.
  • 10) Of two things, the one mentioned second.
  • 11) rare Last; latest; final.
  • 12) the last part of the spring of the year.
  • 13) the last part of the harvest.
  • 14) Recent; modern.
  • 15) referring to the second of two things or persons mentioned (or the last one or ones of several)
  • 16) Last;latest;final.

Examples

  • 1) Their marriage had lasted less than a year.
  • 2) We should have had one last week.
  • 3) She disappeared a couple of hours after she was last seen alive.
  • 4) When we played there last year we had opportunities.
  • 5) The last four home games we had two wins and two draws.
  • 6) Yet for him this may be his last chance of affection.
  • 7) In its simplest form this may just be by finding a play to use the last of your letters.
  • 8) They moved to a house in Ealing last spring.
  • 9) If design was dead last week, is this the revival?
  • 10) Once again last night, they were unconvincing.
  • 11) We went into the last week knowing less than nine points gave us no chance.
  • 12) They rounded the corner of the last house in the street and emerged into a small square.
  • 13) Then came the invitation to play golf one last time.
  • 14) It was so funny to see her twirling again last night.
  • 15) We were used to it last year.
  • 16) You mean something that lasts a long time can be interesting?
  • 17) He was also the last person to say goodnight to me yesterday.
  • 18) last time we were a very happy team.
  • 19) This is probably your last chance at courtship.
  • 20) When did you last hear of an unemployed solicitor?
  • 21) Why is the ministry so often the last one to know what its personnel are doing?
  • 22) He saw part of his wish come true last week.
  • 23) He is the last man to concede that it is flawed or failing as a concept.
  • 24) Twenty years ago last week the educational landscape changed.
  • 25) City have lost three of their last four at home and fail too often against the top clubs.
  • 26) What did you earn last year?
  • 27) There were two summits taking place in Europe at the end of last week.
  • 28) We got a heart-warming letter from our electricity provider last week.
  • 29) He was jeered by fans as recently as last month after a 1-0 defeat at home by Wigan.
  • 30) TWO major thoroughfares because the highway twists like vines as lanes spin up or down around each other - and the roads bend and warp until at last - at *last* - the road bears its own name on a sign.
  • 31) Your mind begins to spin, as the last of your brain's oxygen is used up, conjuring whatever images it can come up with… your past, the future you're never going to see, your dreams, your nightmares… until finally, at long last…
  • 32) In dates of the last and present century, the expression of the _last two figures_ is sufficient.
  • 33) But then it is _all_ they can do -- it is the last card and the _last_ man, and if we make one stupendous effort, we must inevitably crush it.
  • 34) And then, when the hour _has_ come at last, have you been able to take your departure without some half-reproachful feeling akin to melancholy -- without some slight shade of regret to think that much as you have hated it, you look upon it all now for the _last_ time?
  • 35) Evelyn at a concert, for which I had tickets, but I was too tired to go; this morning we went to hear Dr.P. Brooks, the great preacher who everyone was raving about last spring in London, (or was it _last_ year?) his church is like a great _temple_, or public hall, and cost [pound symbol] 180,000.
  • 36) I found a feeling of sincere companionship ... a companionship that without ostentation and as a matter of course, shared the last cent the last meal ... when every cent _was_ the last cent, every meal the _last_ meal ... the rest depending on luck and
  • 37) ” Seward pleaded for delay, fearing that on account of the depression of the public mind the proclamation might “be viewed as the last measure of an exhausted government, a cry for help, the government stretching forth its hands to Ethiopia” in a “last shriek on the retreat.
  • 38) The love of it clung to him to the last moments of his life; but tho he felt that “last infirmity of noble minds, ” never did there breathe a human being who had a more lofty disdain for the shallow and treacherous popularity which is to be courted by subserviency, and purchased at the expense of principle and duty.
  • 39) ‘After the last supper on the final night, the team set off from the camp at midnight.’
  • 40) ‘Sure enough, when we arrived at the bus station it turned out that the last bus had already left.’
  • 41) ‘Ironically, the teams are due to met again just six days after the final for the last league match of the season.’
  • 42) ‘Leaving his boyhood club was like closing the last page on a well-thumbed book.’
  • 43) ‘We closed the last page knowing that maybe everything will be ok after all.’
  • 44) ‘Be sure to look at the last page for the potato menu, a selection of no less than six potato sides.’
  • 45) ‘Walking back to Puraniya crossing would have made us miss the last bus to the campus.’
  • 46) ‘The two youngsters then missed the last bus back to Corsham, and decided they would walk back.’
  • 47) ‘Yesterday we sent the last page off to be printed, and went for a drink to celebrate.’
  • 48) ‘Got sent home early since the place was dead, a nice change to actually get the last bus.’
  • 49) ‘Except the last few pages of the last chapter had a smudgy white line down the middle.’
  • 50) ‘There is always one image from a book that stays with you after the last page has ended.’
  • 51) ‘St Jack on the last page of his journal reported nine influenza deaths at the mission.’
  • 52) ‘After checking those out and a few other shops I managed to nick onto the last bus home to Huddersfield!’
  • 53) ‘I think that is what is wrapped up in the concession that you took us to on the last page of that document.’
  • 54) ‘The images conjured from her words linger long after the last page has been turned.’
  • 55) ‘Finally she reached the last page, the last bit of the story she had liked so much.’
  • 56) ‘If you don't have the patience to wade through the jargon, just directly go to the last page.’
  • 57) ‘It's a great read that will have your tongue hanging out to join in the odyssey by the last page.’
  • 58) ‘Some lines had been added on the last page; but they had been so carefully erased as to be illegible.’
  • 59) ‘This was happening in the bus shelter and the nearby road of my bus stop, the last bus stop on the route.’
  • 60) ‘Not sure if we came last overall, I think we won some crayons though so it wasn't all bad.’
  • 61) ‘A muddled Mr North came last, answering only five correct questions in the allotted time.’
  • 62) ‘That he came last with only 9 percent is a great victory in the battle against fascism.’
  • 63) ‘Only six teams have finished last in their league in homers and reached the Series.’
  • 64) ‘Albert the Great, seeking his fifth consecutive victory, finished last in the field of seven three-year-olds.’
  • 65) ‘Chad ranked last on the African list and 101st globally.’
  • 66) ‘last season, the Sharks finished last in the league in penalty killing.’
  • 67) ‘Money came last on the list.’
  • 68) ‘Without Thomas' scheming, the Vikings might rank last against the pass.’
  • 69) ‘They ranked last in the majors in runs scored.’
  • 70) ‘Flaming Bridle was subsequently disqualified and placed last in the field of eight.’
  • 71) ‘If this EP is her idea of a career move, the last place it seems likely to take her is the land of fame and fortune.’
  • 72) ‘If a site is named after a marine creature, that is usually the last creature you're likely to see.’
  • 73) ‘It was the last myth that anyone needed, least of all those who loathe the notion of intractability.’
  • 74) ‘The adverse publicity generated by the hijacking was the last thing the airline needed.’
  • 75) ‘The last thing it needs, then, is a gang of young yobs terrorising shoppers in the town centre.’
  • 76) ‘That is the last thing a place with an economy largely dependent on the goodwill of visitors needs.’
  • 77) ‘The last thing they need is to witness, or be involved in, an act of violence against a member of staff.’
  • 78) ‘The last thing we want is to put ourselves in the position where he is taunted or provoked and reacts again.’
  • 79) ‘So the last thing the manager needs looming large are encounters with ghosts of seasons past.’
  • 80) ‘The last thing he wanted was some young accounts exec showing him the money when he least expected it.’
  • 81) ‘The donor goes through major surgery and the last thing we want is them to suffer complications.’
  • 82) ‘I am 18 years old and have my whole life ahead of me and the last thing I want in my life right now is a baby.’
  • 83) ‘There is also a fear that their children will be taken away from them which is the last thing anyone wants.’
  • 84) ‘He's big and powerful and a strong boy: the last thing you want is to be in his way when he is running at you.’
  • 85) ‘I'm hoping that it will be benign as the last thing she needs is more radiotherapy.’
  • 86) ‘The last thing you want to do is to make a complacent audience feel more happy in their complacency.’
  • 87) ‘I've worked hard for it and rest assured the last thing I will ever do is take it for granted.’
  • 88) ‘When taking out a student loan the last thing on most people's minds is how they intend to pay it back.’
  • 89) ‘The last thing he and his wife have in mind is returning south with their tails between their legs.’
  • 90) ‘The last thing I want when I go to the local bar or the local cinema is smoke clogging up my throat.’
  • 91) ‘The RMT has already had six days of strikes, the most recent of them last Friday and Saturday.’
  • 92) ‘This is what appears to have happened with the most recent Games, staged last year in Athens.’
  • 93) ‘They are not the result of lack of care this year, last year or indeed recent years.’
  • 94) ‘The very successful Ladies football team won the junior title as recent as last year.’
  • 95) ‘The judge said last night that he expected the terms of the new control orders to be very similar.’
  • 96) ‘Even if they are on the same points tally as this time last term, the confidence and enjoyment levels are both on the up.’
  • 97) ‘In terms of finance alone, last night was the difference between digging gold or iron pyrites.’
  • 98) ‘So really quite late last night, perhaps even after half past ten, I went into the kitchen.’
  • 99) ‘This is their second term in charge and last year proved to be an enjoyable one for all involved.’
  • 100) ‘He looks set for another lucrative campaign and is selected to start off as he ended last term, on a winning note.’
  • 101) ‘The children and staff at the school said farewell to Mick at the end of term last week, but he has not quite finished.’
  • 102) ‘Where their rucking had been crisp and brutal last term, this time out it was hesitant and laboured.’
  • 103) ‘We left quite late last night and we walked past the plant on the way out.’
  • 104) ‘He served two terms in prison last year, for dangerous driving and then for breaking a curfew order.’
  • 105) ‘Two great Test players of the past made quite a scene on a television show last night.’
  • 106) ‘However, this slump was the smallest in percentage terms since March of last year.’
  • 107) ‘On last Sunday night in the Drum Inn in Clogher, the massive Jackpot was up for grabs.’
  • 108) ‘A French woman who was the victim of a vicious assault in Cork said last night her life is in ruins.’
  • 109) ‘Their ordeal started after they retired to bed at about 10.30 last Thursday night.’
  • 110) ‘A spokesman for the company last night refused to comment on the speculation linking him with the top job.’
  • 111) ‘We tried and failed but, if we leave anything, judge us by that last album.’
  • 112) ‘He warns the technicians on the other side of the studio glass that he won't do anything from the last album.’
  • 113) ‘Her last album, All I Have went gold back in 2002, and this new one is said to be even better.’
  • 114) ‘Not a vast change from the last album, but in a picking up the pace of my favourite tracks and staying on that track kind of way.’
  • 115) ‘Perhaps most significantly of all, a couple of the tracks on the last album don't sound Asian at all.’
  • 116) ‘With the last album, fans said their favourite songs were the ones we wrote ourselves.’
  • 117) ‘It was also very dismissive of the last two albums, which was rather narrow minded.’
  • 118) ‘I haven't listened to the last album nearly as often as the red one or the green one.’
  • 119) ‘Their last album did extraordinarily well, and now people are looking to them to be the future of music.’
  • 120) ‘The set was drawn mostly from the last two albums, but the occasional early song fit in seamlessly.’
  • 121) ‘With the last album only 11 months old, surely it is too soon for their inclusion?’
  • 122) ‘Whereas the last album had the two killer singles, the rest was a mid-paced affair.’
  • 123) ‘When we wrote the last album in Spain we managed to catch three matches over there.’
  • 124) ‘Their live sound is rougher round the edges than the pristine sound on the last two albums.’
  • 125) ‘Each of the last six recessions in the US was preceded by an inversion in the yield curve.’
  • 126) ‘Did the last albums start with a desire to make an album for somebody who wouldn't buy it anyway?’
  • 127) ‘That last comment makes it clear that the previous observations of Forbes J were obiter dicta.’
  • 128) ‘Thanks to recent controversy, this last visit has taken on a greater importance than usual.’
  • 129) ‘I haven't seen James or Michael since that last ball, I hope James wasn't too mad at me.’
  • 130) ‘For a long period, Broadland was the last remaining major stronghold in the country.’
  • 131) ‘With scores level and one over remaining, the last pair were at the wicket.’
  • 132) ‘The batter was dry and crisp and remained so until the last scrap was eaten.’
  • 133) ‘It knows that the last remaining strong union in this country is to be found in the State sector.’
  • 134) ‘The last remaining light bulb in my bedroom light fixture is about to die and I'm not tall enough to reach it.’
  • 135) ‘That is exactly the posture we should welcome from the world's last remaining superpower.’
  • 136) ‘She's got a baby on the way - in fact, she's the last remaining pregnant lady on the planet.’
  • 137) ‘And numbers of the plant have dropped to worrying levels at its last remaining refuge.’
  • 138) ‘The last remaining days of March just flew by and before I could turn around twice mid April was upon me.’
  • 139) ‘Does this explain why it's so hard to get rid of the last remaining samples of the virus?’
  • 140) ‘Lana moved to the back of the classroom and took the last remaining seat which happened to be next to the girl.’
  • 141) ‘Rosalind was the last to remain in the courtroom, watchful and concerned for her son.’
  • 142) ‘We can expect the battle for the last remaining dregs of the fossil fuel fantasia to be vicious.’
  • 143) ‘They are the last bastion and hope we have for our citizens, and the evidence is very simple.’
  • 144) ‘It has been said more than once that Simeon represents the last hope for Bulgarians.’
  • 145) ‘A sudden clearing of the fog of confusion on the Tyne is English devolution's last hope.’
  • 146) ‘I dream of a place and a time where America will once again be seen as the last best hope of earth.’
  • 147) ‘Indeed, the private college today is one of the last vestiges of hope in a desert of statism.’
  • 148) ‘It's probably among the last beacons of hope here, in that you can see a protest every couple of miles.’
  • 149) ‘The last hope was the space under boulders into which our little stream sank.’
  • 150) ‘Mrs Castell last heard from her son when he was in Kuwait, two days before the war began on March 20.’
  • 151) ‘Mr Cooper last heard from the company on July 29 and is waiting to see how things progress.’
  • 152) ‘The former must be assumed dead by now, and the latter was last heard of working in Switzerland.’
  • 153) ‘Emma last heard from her husband two weeks ago when he told her was safe and well.’
  • 154) ‘The deceased was last seen and heard of when he said he was going to meet the appellant.’
  • 155) ‘He was last heard of trying to establish a business as a transfer adviser.’
  • 156) ‘We were at the first crossroads, where I had last seen him four nights previously.’
  • 157) ‘The present charter expires in three years' time and must be the last in the present form.’
  • 158) ‘There would have been a Media Frenzy, we wouldn't have heard the last of it for months.’
  • 159) ‘Thought you had heard the last of the libel case involving some Borough staff at BoS?’
  • 160) ‘As for Prowse, he has no plans to return to the fray, but it might not be the last we hear from him.’
  • 161) ‘Hopefully it is not the last we will hear from a band with such talent and promise.’
  • 162) ‘I have no doubt this court has not heard the last of the arguments that began in this case.’
  • 163) ‘It is sufficient for present purposes to recite a passage in the last of these judgments.’
  • 164) ‘Her sister Kathleen visited him in Surbiton before he joined, but that was the last the family heard of him.’
  • 165) ‘But that was the last she heard from them until she visited the new Keighley office this month.’
  • 166) ‘We just know that they were going to abandon the life raft and that was it, that was the last we heard.’
  • 167) ‘The last I heard of Andy was that Julie was in the club and they left, leaving just me Ross and Jacky again.’
  • 168) ‘That was the last I heard from the police until I started calling and writing regularly.’
  • 169) ‘The last she heard from him was a goodbye note, telling her that by the time she had the letter he would already be at sea.’
  • 170) ‘Then as I will be in Jozie for the next two days, this is the last you will hear from me this week.’
  • 171) ‘That was pretty much the last I heard from him, and we haven't seen the money since.’
  • 172) ‘The last she heard of him was a week ago, when a letter arrived at her Ayr home.’
  • 173) ‘Except the last my parents heard from the dealership was an invoice for the annual service.’
  • 174) ‘The last we heard from her was a text message saying she was getting on a bus.’
  • 175) ‘The last we ever hear of him, he is reportedly seeing a well known gay pop singer.’
  • 176) ‘The last she heard from her husband was a cellphone call he made just after the plane struck.’
  • 177) ‘We can only hope that that will be the last we hear of it in this region.’
  • 178) ‘The last I heard was that it would be July, but I doubt that we will see it going to air by July.’
  • 179) ‘The last we heard of him was a piece in the newspaper describing a charge of cruelty to animals.’
  • 180) ‘The last I heard was that she was going to see the movie but I lost track of it.’
  • 181) ‘I saw him go to the estate instead of the cellar yesterday, but that was the last I heard of him.’
  • 182) ‘If he were to stay at all true to his thesis, that surely would have been the last we heard of him.’
  • 183) ‘However, that was the last the whistleblower is said to have heard about the matter from Wallace.’
  • 184) ‘But today, the advantage that you get from outthinking the competition lasts an incredibly short period of time.’
  • 185) ‘The whole process lasted less than three minutes.’
  • 186) ‘This stage, which centers on colony growth lasts for a period ranging from four months to five years, depending on the species of ant.’
  • 187) ‘The activity lasted for 15 minutes, when the light turn off.’
  • 188) ‘Her conscious state had only lasted about a minute when they came in the room again.’
  • 189) ‘It sounds like a series of ‘chips’ and may be delivered in a single continuous bout lasting ten minutes or longer.’
  • 190) ‘During the past hundred years, the periods of increased activity have lasted about 25 to 40 years.’
  • 191) ‘During the past century periods of increased activity have lasted 25 to 30 years.’
  • 192) ‘There are some rumours to suggest that the social activity lasted almost as long as the golf!’
  • 193) ‘The whole process lasts about one hour and is perhaps the best 60 minutes you could spend in Manila.’
  • 194) ‘One additional mechanism, however, may have its greatest importance in activities lasting from a few minutes to half an hour.’
  • 195) ‘The campaign lasted 30 minutes, and it would continue for a week in all schools.’
  • 196) ‘This whole thought process lasted only a few seconds.’
  • 197) ‘It's also free, for now; you don't pay any more than you do for a text message, although how long this happy state of affairs lasts isn't certain.’
  • 198) ‘A typical Alexander lesson lasts for 40 minutes and consists of two parts.’
  • 199) ‘A consultative process lasting some six years led to the flawed proposition, which was rejected by a slender majority of those who actually voted.’
  • 200) ‘People who suffer from autism have a low concentration span, so each activity lasts no longer that half an hour.’
  • 201) ‘The longer the process lasts, the faster the printing presses have to run in an effort to maintain stability.’
  • 202) ‘No one knows exactly when the tradition got started in St Lucia but the event is celebrated with gusto and much frivolity with activities lasting up to a week.’
  • 203) ‘The move - after a protracted sale process lasting 30 months - was welcomed by analysts.’
  • 204) ‘Consider how long a cell-phone battery lasts in a benign environment.’
  • 205) ‘We have a cell phone, but it tends to reside in a drawer in the kitchen, not in her purse, as the battery only lasts about 5 hours, even if you don't use it.’
  • 206) ‘Its battery lasts 12 hours (as opposed to eight), and is easily changed for a new one when the first runs out.’
  • 207) ‘Being able to play CDs on the go was a great idea, but the 4 AA batteries only lasted about 3 hours, so I didn't end up using it all that much.’
  • 208) ‘The main guy was amazed the battery had lasted so long - it was the original one, and the car is eight years old.’
  • 209) ‘It also has an internal microphone, speakers and a battery that lasts for six hours’
  • 210) ‘The battery lasts for ten hours between charges.’
  • 211) ‘Also, my laptop battery lasts longer when it's not spinning the DVD drive for two hours.’
  • 212) ‘‘I was worried about my car lasting to the end considering that all the motors come from the same place,’ he said.’
  • 213) ‘Lithium batteries, lasting up to 10 years and costing £7, are available.’
  • 214) ‘My experience with flashlights is that they work for 5 minutes, and then get very, very dim, so how is it that these batteries lasted so damn long?’
  • 215) ‘The satellite's batteries lasted about three weeks.’
  • 216) ‘We told you about a clever bunch of scientists who've made a battery that could last for decades.’
  • 217) ‘The screen has a lithium-ion battery that lasts for three hours if you are willing to watch in the darkest, energy-saving mode.’
  • 218) ‘When on the go the, receiver relies on an internal Li-Ion battery that lasts approximately one hour.’
  • 219) ‘The fish's battery lasts for up to five hours, though the scientists hope to one day program it to search for and access a recharging station when it runs low.’
  • 220) ‘In everyday terms, the charge in the batteries containing carbon nanotubes lasts longer.’
  • 221) ‘Battery life lasts longer than a round trip train journey between Kilkenny and Dublin.’
  • 222) ‘It runs on a battery that lasts at least twelve months, and the inventor claims the sound quality is excellent.’
  • 223) ‘With 3 settings, it runs off 4 AA batteries and it lasts long enough for a decent length camping trip.’
  • 224) ‘I seem to remember that I managed to last out, but by the end I felt distinctly nauseous.’
  • 225) ‘Well, the greatest reward in World War II was survival, if you lasted through it.’
  • 226) ‘I went to a party last night but only lasted about an hour and a half before I felt too inexplicably grumpy to stay any longer and left.’
  • 227) ‘I'm not entirely sure that I'm going to last out the full length of the working day.’
  • 228) ‘No coach lasted longer or won more games in the Southwest Conference.’
  • 229) ‘Not just that night, we lasted for the last two months of junior year.’
  • 230) ‘If he lasts long enough to have impressionists take note of him, his impression wouldn't be that different to John Major, just with a slightly different voice.’
  • 231) ‘Heskey was one of the returning wounded and lasted long enough to do decisive damage.’
  • 232) ‘This was the third grand prix in which Brabham had intended to use a fuel stop, but so far neither Piquet nor his team-mate Riccardo Patrese had lasted sufficiently deep into a race.’
  • 233) ‘He has lasted the course in one of the most turbulent eras in South African rugby.’
  • 234) ‘It was one of the rare occasions when I didn't last the course, and I didn't write about it.’
  • 235) ‘I would love to know how many people lasted until 8 am!’
  • 236) ‘So a final of twelve people lasts twelve weeks - ten evictions, a final and then a show in which the result is announced.’
  • 237) ‘Iraq is thought to have sufficient food stocks to last only until the end of April.’
  • 238) ‘The rule of thumb is that if a store has lasted over 30 years in this fickle climate then, clearly, the owners are experts deserving of your custom.’
  • 239) ‘Buy now while stocks last because property prices in Bradford are set to soar over the next decade.’
  • 240) ‘After each trick the hands are replenished to four, so long as the stock lasts, the winner of the trick drawing first.’
  • 241) ‘Bear in mind that this promotion will last for one week only or while stocks last, and then that's your lot.’
  • 242) ‘Preconditioned lady beetles will stay in your garden as long as the food supply lasts, eating aphids and laying eggs to produce larvae that also eat aphids.’
  • 243) ‘If neither of these happens, the hand is played out to the end, the players replenishing their hands after each trick while the stock lasts.’
  • 244) ‘Only when they were in the snows would they need to move as quickly as possible while their food supply lasted, and to avoid too many cold nights.’
  • 245) ‘Having threatened to kill himself he added that he had enough food to last 30 days.’
  • 246) ‘Hurry while stocks last and enjoy the work of a scholar who took great pride and pleasure in words.’
  • 247) ‘last Thursday we had a fairly good supply with water lasting for six hours, Friday we had three hours of water but it went off at about 5pm and it was Saturday evening before we got water again.’
  • 248) ‘The emergency food supplies wouldn't have lasted that long!’
  • 249) ‘And despite all the equipment, he was usually lucky if the day's supply lasted until the following morning.’
  • 250) ‘One of the reasons we light candles on Chanukah is that the one-day supply of oil lasted for eight days.’
  • 251) ‘This was an airplane that could take off and stay aloft as long as the fuel supply lasted, make turns and so forth.’
  • 252) ‘A bag of dried food lasts for six months and costs €7.’
  • 253) ‘Despite shortages of certain items like instant coffee, sugar, and most of our milk powder, the food was lasting well.’
  • 254) ‘Enough food should be supplied to the Bushmen to last until the next harvest season.’
  • 255) ‘Somehow, though, the fuel lasted long enough for T-Bone to evade the storm.’
  • 256) ‘After that a few beers and then back to ours to play games - we'll probably stay up all night if the beer lasts!’

Examples

  • 1) Examples of the latter two objects are depicted in the show as well.
  • 2) Some enlightened officers already do the latter part of this work voluntarily.
  • 3) He came at me strong in the latter stages.
  • 4) Of the latter, half had been granted amnesty and the other half were undergoing more screening.
  • 5) We've all tried for the former and ended up with the latter many a time.
  • 6) The latter can counteract anxiety and agitation, and has been shown to rise after yoga and meditation.
  • 7) Somehow, you feel the place in the coaching Valhalla matters more to the former than the latter.
  • 8) Challenging the former can play a significant part in ending the latter.
  • 9) My feeling at the time was the latter.
  • 10) This in a country obsessed with the latter two.
  • 11) The latter part of this story left me with a sinking feeling.
  • 12) You can convert the latter into verbs or adverbs.
  • 13) The latter forlornly takes centre stage while the latter prompts his lines.
  • 14) Yet it has proved so much easier to do the former than the latter.
  • 15) The latter refers to the mirror that literature holds up to life.
  • 16) The latter two were adapted into acclaimed films.
  • 17) But things are looking up for the latter part of the year.
  • 18) The latter he can do more quickly.
  • 19) By the latter stages both sides were content to see out time.
  • 20) The former outsold the latter about four to one.
  • 21) The latter two have no experience running prisons.
  • 22) The latter can be measured by the employment entropy index.
  • 23) It was only when he loosened up in the latter stages of the fourth set that he really ran away from me.
  • 24) But snow is not unusual for the latter half of November.
  • 25) Predictably, the latter ends up scheduled before the former.
  • 26) The first failed to recover in time, the latter retired from the international game.
  • 27) The latter part of the year brings health solutions to some areas, so hang on in there.
  • 28) But in the latter half of this year he has finally got to grips with the car and has consistently outperformed the younger man.
  • 29) I suspect in the end the latter argument will win out.
  • 30) Will they be a safe haven this year or an uncertain refuge in times of trouble, as in the latter half of last year?
  • 31) The latter regarded the former as inftru - ments of power* wifliing ro pay their court to the Mother Countiyf by curbing the fpirit of American freedom* and the fornex kept a flridl eye on the latter* left they might fmooth the way to independency* at which they were charged, with aiming.
  • 32) If my read of my neighbors plate is accurate, the latter translates as cold hash browns.
  • 33) Luckily for us lazy Linux geeks the latter is automagically put in if you use tab auto-completion.
  • 34) But the faculty of judgment normally prevents us from falling into mere free - association mode: the latter is the stuff of paranoia and conspiracy theories.
  • 35) Henrik Pontén (Swedish Anti-Piracy Bureau), Monique Wadsted (movie industry lawyer) and Peter Danowsky (IFPI) – the latter is also a member of the board of the association.
  • 36) With (500) Days, Sin Nombre and A Serious Man in competition, Precious really didn't deserve to win either best film or best director (the latter is a total joke, the directing was by far the weakest part of the movie, I mean, compare that to the job that the Coens did)
  • 37) You seem to be confusing Congress exercising direct willpower over the world versus merely exercising direct willpower over itself, and the latter is actually something it can straightforwardly do.
  • 38) Furthermore, if the latter is the case then other retailers are benefitting from Wal Mart's higher tax payments.
  • 39) * It's easier to prove a global warming trend than "changing the climate" since the latter is a convoluted concept.
  • 40) ‘The real significance was the difference in tone and style between the beginning of his speech and the latter half.’
  • 41) ‘Violent times for the poor reigned in the latter half of the last century and into the beginning of this one.’
  • 42) ‘Joining in the programme in the latter half, she will talk about her career, her father and her music.’
  • 43) ‘Good fishing reported in the latter half of the week with good hatches of olives and mayflies all over the lake.’
  • 44) ‘Well, Quine was probably the most important theorist of knowledge of the latter half of the twentieth century.’
  • 45) ‘Somehow, I managed to get away with only posting on here almost once a month for the latter half of the year.’
  • 46) ‘So we did eat quite well, like when we were on the latter half of the tour.’
  • 47) ‘The Haldiram saga was also well mapped, but I did nod off towards the latter half.’
  • 48) ‘You spent the first half of the week recalling the previous weekend and the latter half wishing the week forward to the next.’
  • 49) ‘Indeed, if you do not, I would suggest that most of the latter half of the book would be unrelenting in its dullness.’
  • 50) ‘The company was initially keen to establish export markets, a policy which has paid off in the latter half of this century.’
  • 51) ‘In the latter half of the 1990s there has been some waning of political focus on the issue of immigration.’
  • 52) ‘Asparagus was not grown on a large scale in N. America until the latter half of the 19th century.’
  • 53) ‘The latter half of the book - on the necessity and the nature of missions - is heavier going.’
  • 54) ‘The freight and passenger traffic is greater in the latter part of the week than at the beginning of the week.’
  • 55) ‘In the latter stages of cooking add water chestnuts, small corns, green beans and a tin of coconut milk.’
  • 56) ‘Had he missed the goal that point would have been very important in the latter stages of the game.’
  • 57) ‘My mother is in the latter stages of pregnancy and her health is extremely weak.’
  • 58) ‘In the latter half of the 1840s, Britain was plunged into deep depression.’
  • 59) ‘The latter half of my previous letter, will in part, explain why.’
  • 60) ‘The latter event came closest to threatening the singer's customary composure.’
  • 61) ‘I mention the latter because of what we both saw under a tree some distance from us.’
  • 62) ‘If dealer does the latter, a second round of bidding occurs in which eldest hand has the right to name the trump suit.’
  • 63) ‘To be or not to be - I'm rubbish at the former, and the latter isn't an option.’
  • 64) ‘At present, I would say the balance of possibilities is tending towards the latter option.’
  • 65) ‘I took the latter option, and less than a month later found myself a new job with my current employer.’
  • 66) ‘If you were honest, you probably identified more with the latter option in each case.’
  • 67) ‘Nevertheless, it is to the latter that we will turn, and to which the second half of this chapter will be devoted.’
  • 68) ‘A lucky shot from the second assassin finally killed the ambassador as the latter ran off.’
  • 69) ‘In football, the latter part of the equation does not seem to apply.’
  • 70) ‘If anything, the emphasis has shifted progressively from the latter to the former.’
  • 71) ‘Of course, the 1979 constitution subordinated the latter to the former.’
  • 72) ‘The latter in turn, blamed the shoppers who barged in without paying heed to instructions.’
  • 73) ‘Oddly enough, I find the latter to be a more important bit of news.’
  • 74) ‘We are still clinging tenaciously to the latter at the expense of the former.’
  • 75) ‘On the whole, I think that this campaign tends toward the latter at the expense of the former.’
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