a final attempt before quitting, often desperate
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.
The numerical value of last ditch in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of last ditch in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
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The tide has turned for SeaWorld, it's a last-ditch effort to sway a public that has already made up its mind.
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.
It was a last-ditch measure but it’s been nothing short of a miracle, it has changed my life, and I started functioning.
Yesterday's last-ditch effort – adding just three people to its now 15-person board – is a cynical attempt to preserve power by this entrenched board.
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.
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