the last thing (one) needs

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the last thing (one) needs

Something which one absolutely does not want or has no use for. The last thing we need is a lengthy court battle, so let's try to end our marriage as civilly as possible. A fancy new computer I have no idea how to use is the last thing I need right now!
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He immediately demanded that I get a termination because being a father was the last thing he wants.
But after four intense years, maybe the last thing he wants is a relationship, so getting with him might be a very fleeting experience.
But when he's not (rightfully) chewing out the glad-handing old skinny dipper, Adam has a third issue to contend with: Ben is a really lousy Torah student, and the last thing he wants to do is chant Hebrew in front of a stadium-size audience.
So that very last thing he wants to see is a hitman - sent to the area to settle a bitter score from the past.
The last thing he wants is some crazy environmentalist trying to stop him revelling in his god given right to melt Antarctica.
The last thing he wants to do is use this as an occasion for sneering, for sneers would get in the way of survival.
When Terrence Wall leaves his Madison-based real estate empire behind and drives up to Door County's Fish Creek, the last thing he wants to do is think about business.
A source close to Draper said: "The whole episode has been quite embarrassing and so the last thing he wants to do is make high-profile TV appearances.
The last thing he wants to do is play arenas with only half the seats sold.
ABERDEEN boss Jimmy Calderwood last night warned Eintracht Frankfurt they will miss out on Markus Heikkinen if they don't up their offer - even though that's the last thing he wants them to do.
When Chicago attorney Mark Ferguson needs to spruce up his wardrobe, the last thing he wants to do is head to a store and try on a bunch of suits and sport coats.
But the last thing he wants to hear is fans comparing him with the Jambos record- busting hitman.