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last hurrah

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Definition of last hurrah in English:

noun

informal
A final act, performance, or effort: the election campaign was his last hurrah
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  • I would ask as his final gift a charismatic last hurrah before risking my untried head above the stormy parapet.
  • Will this be the beginning of his effort to close the sale with voters, or a last hurrah before his most loyal supporters?
  • The songwriter was to go on, but this would be the best of his last hurrahs.

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