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They were expected to renew the duel last night at a meeting called in a last-ditch effort to resurrect the ceasefire. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A last-ditch rebel attempt to end the siege last month ended in failure. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He is thought to be considering a last-ditch diplomatic effort to curb construction before January. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This is just a last-ditch attempt to stop us leaving the EU. The Sun (2016)Specialist rescue units were called in a last-ditch effort to save him. The Sun (2012)It was very much a last-ditch effort for me. Times, Sunday Times (2006)This change of course is a last-ditch bid to wrest that influence back. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Obviously a last-ditch attempt to prove his loyalty to the club. The Sun (2012)It remains to be seen if last-ditch attempts to sway the vote gain any support. Times, Sunday Times (2012)My husband invited me to a marriage ministry at our church as a last-ditch effort to reconcile our relationship. Christianity Today (2000)The company has phoned round small shareholders over the past few weeks in a last-ditch attempt to drum up sufficient support. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The last-ditch effort to bridge the gap between richer and poorer nations failed amid recriminations on both sides of the wealth divide. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Made some crucial last-ditch tackles. The Sun (2014)His appointment was a last-ditch effort to rescue the failing school, which was facing closure. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Gunners made a last-ditch bid to keep the France ace. The Sun (2006)The auction is a last-ditch attempt to salvage the heavily loss-making steelworks. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It's perfect for a last-ditch attempt at seduction. Times, Sunday Times (2011)His switch should be confirmed this morning - despite a last-ditch effort by the champs to keep him last night. The Sun (2016)International leaders will meet at the annual Munich security conference tomorrow in what appears to be a last-ditch effort to resurrect the process. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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Übersetzungen für last-ditch
Britisches Englisch: last-ditch ADJECTIVE
A last-ditch action is done only because there are no other ways left to achieve something.
...a last-ditch attempt to prevent civil war.
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