ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD LAST
Variant of Old English latest, lætest, superlative of late.
TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «LAST»
The term «last» is very widely used and occupies the 338
position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary
Very widely used
10 QUOTES WITH «LAST»
Famous quotes and sentences with the word last
Scholars and historians have dubbed the last 100 years the American Century, and I think there can be little doubt that the Council on Foreign Relations helped to make it so.
In health care today, we spend most of the dollars - in terms of treating disease - in the last two years of a person's life.
Fashion will last forever. It will exist always. It will exist in its own way in each era.
As a species, we've always been discoverers and adventurers, and space and the deep ocean are some of the last frontiers.
Simplicity is natures first step, and the last of art.
If today is your typical day in America, 80 of our fellow citizens will die from gunfire. In the last two weeks, more Americans have died from gunfire here at home in the United States than in the entire war in Iraq since it started.
Technology has advanced more in the last thirty years than in the previous two thousand. The exponential increase in advancement will only continue. Anthropological Commentary The opposite of a trivial truth is false; the opposite of a great truth is also true.
I've made a career over the last seventeen years of mostly playing men in uniform, especially cops. The one thing for an actor that is death, is if you're bored. The boredom will show in your work.
I think the Iraqi people have shown extraordinary patience and courage in the last few months. They have really put a political system on the way to success, to a real democracy here.
But, as we've seen over the last several months, the people in this country are very dissatisfied with the direction that this administration is taking this country. And what we heard last night was absolutely the ignoring of that fact. It was: We're going to continue with this agenda. In fact, we're going to double down on healthcare.
10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «LAST»
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The Last Book in the Universe
Like the award-winning novel Freak the Mighty, this is Philbrick at his very best. It's the story of an epileptic teenager nicknamed Spaz, who begins the heroic fight to bring human intelligence back to the planet.
Last Looks, Last Books: Stevens, Plath, Lowell, Bishop, Merrill
In Last Looks, Last Books, the eminent critic Helen Vendler examines the ways in which five great modern American poets, writing their final books, try to find a style that does justice to life and death alike.
An updated guide to organization offers good-natured, practical guidance in ridding homes, offices, and lives of clutter and, thereby, enhancing one's relationships, emotional well-being, and personal growth.
Save the Cat!: The Last Book on Screenwriting You'll Ever Need
This ultimate insider's guide reveals the secrets that none dare admit, told by a show biz veteran who's proven that you can sell your script if you can save the cat!
The resulting book, Nice Guys Finish Last, is baseball at its best, brimming with personality and full of all the fights and feuds, triumphs and tricks that made Durocher such a success—and an outsized celebrity.
Leo Durocher, Ed Linn, 2009
The End of History and the Last
Enhanced by a new afterword dealing with the post-September 11th world, a provocative exploration of issues of human society and destiny answers such questions as, is there a direction to human history? does history have an end? and where ...
Last Words is the story of the man behind some of the most seminal comedy of the last half century, blending his signature acerbic humor with never-before-told stories from his own life, including encounters with a Who’s Who of 1970s ...
Taboo: Opening the Door on the Global Sanitation Crisis
Except in schoolboy jokes, the subject of human waste is rarely aired.
Maggie Black, Ben Fawcett, 2008
Bobby's a classic urban teenager.
This new edition of Moshe Lewin's classic political biography, including an afterword by the author, suggests new approaches for studying the Marxist visionary and founder of the Soviet state.
10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «LAST»
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How many Watches did Apple sell last quarter? Second pass
“I'm not very anxious in reporting a lot of numbers on Apple Watch,” said Cook last fall, “because competitors look for it.” So unless he changes ... «Fortune, Jul 15»
Cheap Oil Should Fuel Economy at Last - WSJ
When the price of crude started dropping sharply last fall, most economists reckoned it would be a good thing. Sure, U.S. oil production had ... «Wall Street Journal, Jul 15»
BBC locks Top Gear offices 'to stop Clarkson taking souvenir' during …
Jeremy Clarkson posted this photo on Twitter, with the caption, 'Right. About to do my last ever lap of the Top Gear test track. What car should I ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jul 15»
Blue Jackets pin last season on 'bad luck': report - NHL.com
The Blue Jackets led the NHL with 508 man-games lost last season, the most in their history, but president of hockey operations John Davidson ... «NHL.com, Jul 15»
The Last Ship open thread: The Silence of the Labs « Hot Air
Close only counts in horseshoes, hand grenades … and thermonuclear weapons. The climax of last week's episode of The Last Ship was an ... «Hot Air, Jul 15»
Last stand of a Zimbabwe farmer struggling to keep his land …
Last week, the regime took the unusual step of giving six other white farmers official permission to stay on their land. But the intruders on ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jul 15»
Juan Mata admits watching Champions League last season was …
Mata admitted he was desperate to play in Europe's premier club competition last season which was won by Barcelona after their defeat of ... «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
Astros, Rangers almost had a throwback brawl last night (Video)
Baseball loves to live within its history, and the Rangers-Astros game last night almost featured a throwback brawl for the ages. «FanSided, Jul 15»
Dallas police looking for 75-year-old man last seen in Downtown …
Rex Donald Prater was last seen attending services at the First Baptist Church in the 1700 block of San Jacinto Street, police said. Prater has ... «Dallas Morning News, Jul 15»
Police fear for safety of Michelle Higgins last seen in Heme - Daily Mail
She was last seen by a family member in Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, on Wednesday evening and concerned relatives called the police ... «Daily Mail, Jul 15»