be (one's) last resort

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be (one's) last resort

To be the only remaining thing or person that may help one or be of any use after all other options have been exhausted. I didn't really want to ask Mr. Stadler to write my college recommendation, but he's my last resort at this point.
See also: last, resort
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The clock was down to its last second, the game was down to its last shot, the scout from the Chicago Bulls was down to his last pencil and the coach of the Seattle SuperSonics was down to his last resort.