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last-gasp Syllabification: last-gasp
Pronunciation: /ˌlast ˈɡasp/

Definition of last-gasp in English:


Done at the last possible moment, typically in desperation: his current appeal is a last-gasp effort to try to overturn the conviction
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  • After going two behind and pulling both goals back, they conceded a last-gasp penalty to lose the match 3-2.
  • But an equaliser and last-gasp goal took the points away from Star of India.
  • The secured the two-point win after a last-gasp victory at Greenhead Park, Huddersfield.

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