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A man's ability to haggle is never a turn-on. The only thing less romantic than how much you paid is how much you saved. The last thing we want to hear is how you talked the jeweler down on our new earrings.
Jennifer Coolidge

Meaning of "last thing" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF LAST THING

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF LAST THING

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Last thing is an adverb.
The adverb is an invariable part of the sentence that can change, explain or simplify a verb or another adverb.

WHAT DOES LAST THING MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of last thing in the English dictionary

The definition of last thing in the dictionary is as the final action, esp before retiring to bed at night.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE LAST THING

last but not least
last but one
last chance saloon
Last Day
last ditch
last honours
Last Judgement
Last Judgment
last knockings
last name
last out
last post
last quarter
last resort
last resting place
last rites
last straw
Last Supper
last-born
last-cyclic

WORDS THAT END LIKE LAST THING

anything
bathing
be on to a good thing
breathing
clothing
everything
first thing
fishing
get down on something
know-nothing
nothing
something
soothing
sunbathing
teething
the first thing
the other thing
the real thing
the thing
thing
Worthing

Synonyms and antonyms of last thing in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «last thing» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF LAST THING

Find out the translation of last thing to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of last thing from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «last thing» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

最后一件事
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

lo último
570 millions of speakers

English

last thing
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

आखिरी बात
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

آخر شيء
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Последнее, что
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

última coisa
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

শেষ জিনিস
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

dernière chose
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Perkara terakhir
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

letzte, was
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

最後
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

마지막으로
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Pungkasan
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

điều cuối cùng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கடைசி விஷயம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

शेवटची गोष्ट
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

son şey
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

ultima cosa
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Ostatnią rzeczą,
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Останнє, що
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

ultimul lucru
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

το τελευταίο πράγμα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

laaste ding
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

sista
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

siste ting
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of last thing

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «LAST THING»

The term «last thing» is very widely used and occupies the 21.332 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «LAST THING» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about last thing

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10 QUOTES WITH «LAST THING»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word last thing.
1
Alcaeus
'Tis said that wrath is the last thing in a man to grow old.
2
Burt Bacharach
The music is the last thing I'm thinking about right now, in order of what's important.
3
Lindy Booth
I am a lip person. I constantly need a really good lip moisturizer with me. Mine is a Clairin's moisture replenishing lip balm. I have two of them: I have one I keep next to my bed, so it's the first and last thing in the morning and evening, and then 10 times a day in my purse.
4
William Boyd
The last thing you know about yourself is your effect.
5
Anthony Braxton
Growing up in the '50s and being in the '60s, in that revolutionary time space, I thought freedom was what I was looking for. Slowly but surely, it became clear that the last thing I was interested in was freedom. Because if you're going to be free, you have to be free from something.
6
Kirk Cameron
Every candle that gets lit in the dark room must feel a little rejection from the darkness around it, but the last thing I want from those who hold a different world view to me is to accept me.
7
Matt Cameron
Joining another big time rock band was the last thing I was looking for, but as the tour went on, I really dug playing to a lot of people, the band sounded great, and just being out there again, got me over my depression and so I decided to hop on board.
8
Vanessa Carlton
And it's sad because it's like a surprise to people - almost an anomaly - when artists are actually refined and trained on an instrument. That's the last thing people think about.
9
Jennifer Coolidge
A man's ability to haggle is never a turn-on. The only thing less romantic than how much you paid is how much you saved. The last thing we want to hear is how you talked the jeweler down on our new earrings.
10
Brooklyn Decker
The 'Sports Illustrated' cover was the last thing I shot. That week, I told my agent, 'You know what, I really... I don't want to be a model anymore. I really want to do movies.' And I think he wanted to wring my neck at the moment.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «LAST THING»

Discover the use of last thing in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to last thing and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
One Last Thing Before I Go
Meet Silver.
Jonathan Tropper, 2013
2
The Last Thing I Remember
The last thing he can remember, he was a normal high-school kid doing normal things--working on his homework, practicing karate, daydreaming of becoming an air force pilot, writing a pretty girl's number on his hand. How long ago was that?
Andrew Klavan, 2009
3
And One Last Thing ...
Can she find happiness with a man who tells her what he thinks and not what she wants to hear? And will she ever be able to resist saying one . . . last . . . thing?
Molly Harper, 2010
4
This Bloody Mary Is The Last Thing I Own
The British sportswriter and former boxer describes his obsession with the sport, his attempt to promote a young featherweight, and his growing disillusionment with professional boxing
Jonathan Rendall, 1999
5
The Last Thing He Wanted
" As this book builds to its terrifying finish, we see the underpinnings of a dark historical underbelly. This is our system, the one "trying to create a context for democracy and getting [its] hands a little dirty in the process.
Joan Didion, 2011
6
This Champagne Mojito is the Last Thing I Own
Ross O'Carroll-Kelly thought he had it all: Nice gaff, cool cor, plenty of dosh, a stake in Dublin's trendiest nightclub and a face that made boyfriends jealous.
Ross O'Carroll-Kelly, 2008
7
The Last Thing I Saw
In The Last Thing I Saw, Strachey fends off hired killers, but can he survive Hey Look Media?
Richard Stevenson, 2012
8
One Last Thing: The Home That Built Us
This book is an inspirational autobiography of common people with a common dream, to live life to its fullest.
Madalene K. Price, 2012
9
Down to Earth Sociology: 14th Edition: Introductory ...
As Ralph Linton said, “The last thing a fish would ever notice would be water.” So it is with us: Except for unusual circumstances, the effects of our own culture generally remain imperceptible to us. Yet culture's significance is profound—not ...
James M. Henslin, 2007
10
The Last Thing I Expected
A man who thought he had life figured out…just met a woman who proved him wrong!
Heather Rae Scott, 2006

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «LAST THING»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term last thing is used in the context of the following news items.
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Indians 9, Reds 4: Saturday's One Last Thing on the Indians getting …
Saturday's One Last Thing: If the Indians get back into contention, it'll have to look exactly like Saturday's game. The Indians entered Saturday ... «Akron Beacon Journal, Jul 15»
2
Another engine customer is the last thing Honda needs - McLaren
"We are supportive of the engine manufacturers providing power units to more than one team, but right now that's the last thing we need!" he told ESPN. «ESPN, Jul 15»
3
RI Beach Blast: The Last Thing Victim Remembers Before Explosion
Courtesy Stacey Beal(NEW HAVEN, Conn.) -- A woman injured in an apparent explosion at a Rhode Island beach said the last thing she ... «610kvnu, Jul 15»
4
Dale Earnhardt Jr. Learns the Hard Way—The Last Thing You …
NASCAR driver Danica Patrick had a run-in with Dale Earnhardt Jr. at the Kentucky Speedway Sunday night, which ended in an act of revenge ... «IJ Review, Jul 15»
5
Teen dies completing last thing on her bucket list
She was killed completing the last thing on her bucket list. She was struck by a car when she was saving her friend's life, according to MSN on ... «Examiner.com, Jul 15»
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This Is The Last Thing A Rally Driver Wants To See In His Way
The last thing a WRC driver needs is to worry about a lost tractor wandering onto the course, but that's exactly what happened to Belgian driver ... «CarBuzz, Jul 15»
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'The last thing I remember seeing was black' — Fife woman knocked …
Shocked families saw a bleeding teenage girl lifted from a Dundee swimming pool after she was knocked unconscious in a freak flume ... «The Courier, Jul 15»
8
A's 5, Indians 4: Saturday's One Last Thing on Carlos Santana …
Saturday's One Last Thing: Carlos Santana heating up could be the Indians' biggest weapon in the second half of the season. Santana has ... «Akron Beacon Journal, Jul 15»
9
What does Greece need? The last thing it's getting: Olive
The last thing it's getting: Olive. The nation is full of economic potential, but it won't be reached using austerity and corporate tax cuts. Share on ... «Toronto Star, Jul 15»
10
'Last thing we need': Christian pastors oppose Satanic statue …
"The last thing we need—in a city where we're fighting against violence and fighting against economic problems and unemployment and the ... «ChristianToday, Jul 15»

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