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Definition of last chance in English:

noun

A final opportunity to achieve or acquire something: a last chance to snap up bargains [as modifier]: last-chance peace proposals
More example sentences
  • Having exhausted all of the standard treatments, he signed up for a last-chance experimental-treatment program.
  • The USA just held off the Canada on the line to progress straight to the final while Britain, who rowed home 12 seconds later, must now race in Tuesday's last-chance repechage.
  • A last-chance operation brings Henry new life, and the two marry.

Phrases

(be drinking in) the last chance saloon

1
British informal (Be in) a difficult situation in which there is one final chance to put it right.

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