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a last hurrah

  (mainly American)
a final action or performance before someone finishes a job or activity At 31, he knows this tournament may be his last hurrah.
See also: hurrah, last

last hurrah

A final appearance, especially at the end of one's career. The phrase has a bittersweet, if not sad, connotation, since it's applied to the end of a person's life's work. It could refer to a musical or theatrical performance or the end of a political career—the final time that the person will hear an audience or crowd shouting in praise. Swan song has a similar meaning, although not always used in a positive sense.
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To celebrate these birthdays, the local McDonald's owner/operators are holding a special HURRAH video contest for kids.
a) Cheer ecstatically, shout hurrah, hurrah and wave two-fingered salutes in celebration,
Arnold Laven, 83, a former script supervisor at Warner Bros, said the gathering was ``kind of a last hurrah because we're fading out kinda fast.
IT'S not often I say hurrah for Vanessa Feltz but, hey, 'hurrah for Vanessa Feltz'.
The runaway winner of two handicaps at Wincanton last month, Bathwick Annie was yesterday quoted at 8-1 by Coral behind 7-1 joint-favourites Boy's Hurrah and Control Man, but the mare needs conditions to soften at Sandown if she is to run.
Belton is hoping that after Galileo completes its primary mission 17 months from now, the space agency will give the go-ahead for one last hurrah.