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How did you boys sleep last night?
Last year the company made a profit of £350 million.
Over the last 15 years there has been a 50% increase in the traffic on our roads.
During the last hour we have been receiving reports of an explosion in the city centre.
The last time we met both of us had just started new jobs.
They've had only one win from their last eight matches.
I'm afraid I don't agree with that last comment.
I had my last child at home.
His next book will be even better than his last.
I last saw her three years ago.
I swear this is the last cigarette I will ever smoke.
Fry the onions until crisp, and add them last.
Tonight's performance is the last in a series.
When the last of the lorries had gone by, the street was reopened.
Janice was the last to leave.
Why am I always the last to find out about these parties?
His plane disappeared into the clouds, and that was the last we ever saw of him.
I wouldn't marry him if he was the last man on earth.
the last surviving copy of the manuscript
I hope to be among the last four in the tournament.
He is the last of his generation.
Who wants the last of the ice cream?
very unpleasant or dirty
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