English words and Examples of Usage

Example Sentences for "last"

The Beatles played their last live concert on August 29, 1966There are no wolves in Great Britain; the last wolf was killed in Scotland in 1743.

The Beatles played their last live concert on August 29, 1966.

I'm a very slow runner, so I finished last in the race.

We went to a movie with friends last night.

We had two tests last week, but luckily, we don't have any this week.

My grandfather spent his last days at home, and died in his sleep in his own bed.

When she last spoke to her father, he was hoping to come out for Christmas.

Taking dance lessons is the last thing I want to do. I hate dancing.

Getting married is the last thing she would ever do. She enjoys her freedom too much.

She fought her disease right up to the last.

The concert lasted for over three hours.

Your good luck can't last. Sooner or later things will change.

Our dog is quite old and sick, and we're afraid she won't last much longer.

They bought enough food to last the whole week while they were camping.

The bathroom is the last door on your left.

Don't leave your homework to the last. You need to get it done before you start playing video games.

My little brother ate the last of the apple pie, so I hardly got any.

She and her husband went to Italy for a holiday last summer.

Margaret is the last person I would ask to take care of the children. She's not very good with kids.

I hope the meeting doesn't last too long. I want to leave early today.

Studies show that cats can remember something for as long as sixteen hours, whereas a dog's memory only lasts five minutes.

An old saying reminds us that first impressions are the most lasting.

Our organization works to find lasting solutions to poverty and injustice.

A Brazilian proverb notes that the joy of a poor man does not last long.

A Chinese proverb states that a day of grief lasts longer than a month of joy.

A Chinese proverb reminds us that fortune and flowers do not last forever.

A Russian proverb suggests that peace lasts until the army comes, and the army lasts until peace comes.

A Samoan proverb notes that stones decay, but words last.

Lady Mary Wortley Montagu once noted that no entertainment is so cheap as reading, nor is any pleasure so lasting.


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