last ditch

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a final attempt before quitting, often desperate

He stayed up all night in a last ditch effort to finish on time.

{s} done at the last possible moment in an act of desperation
final, as a last resort; done in desperation

He sent flowers in a last-ditch effort to keep her from leaving.

die in the last ditch
{f} prefer death to surrender, fight till the end
last-ditch
of something done as a final recourse (especially to prevent a crisis or disaster); "a last-ditch attempt
last-ditch
A last-ditch action is done only because there are no other ways left to achieve something or to prevent something happening. It is often done without much hope that it will succeed. a last-ditch attempt to prevent civil war. a last-ditch attempt/effort etc a final attempt to achieve something before it is too late
last-ditch effort
{i} final attempt, attempt made when there is little time left
lastditch
{s} done at the last possible moment in an act of desperation
last ditch

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    [ 'last ] (verb.) before 12th century. Middle English, from Old English l[AE]stan to last, follow; akin to Old English lAst footprint.

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