Definitions for last ditch

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  1. last ditch(Adjective)

    a final attempt before quitting, often desperate


  1. Last ditch

    Last Ditch is a detective novel by Ngaio Marsh; it is the twenty-ninth novel to feature Roderick Alleyn, and was first published in 1977. The plot concerns drug smuggling in the Channel Islands, and features Alleyn's son, Ricky, in a central role.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Jared Goodman:

    The tide has turned for SeaWorld, it's a last-ditch effort to sway a public that has already made up its mind.

  2. William Of Orange:

    There is one certain means by which I can be sure never to see my country's ruin-- I will die in the last ditch.

  3. Brett VandenHeuvel:

    Those constitutional arguments, I think, are a last ditch effort, coal is dirty every step along the way, from the strip mines in Wyoming and Montana to the transport, and the burning of it in Asia.

  4. Charles Krauthammer:

    Obama promised when he began these negotiations 18 months ago, he had a time limit… This was the last ditch negotiation, the last chance for Iran to come clean, [Obama] said we’re going to do this for six months, then we will reimpose sanctions if Iran hasn’t [made an agreement]… What does he do? He doesn’t impose sanctions. He extends talks.


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