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last-ditch
British English: /ˌlɑːs(t)ˈdɪtʃ/

Translation of last-ditch in Spanish:

adjective

  • (before noun) a last-ditch attempt
    un intento desesperado
    Example sentences
    • The smear campaigns were shown to be just that - the last-ditch effort of desperate individuals to throw the vote.
    • A year ago today, she was undergoing a transatlantic bone marrow transplant in a last-ditch attempt to beat leukaemia.
    • Arbitrators have been called in as a last-ditch attempt to avert strike action by hundreds of Yorkshire miners.

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