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all the rage

Fig. in current fashion; being a current fad. A new dance called the "floppy disc" is all the rage. Wearing a rope instead of a belt was all the rage in those days.
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at the latest

not beyond the time mentioned. Please pay this bill in ten days at the latest. I'll be home by midnight at the latest.
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at the latest

no later than a particular time We expect to reach Rome by Wednesday at the latest.
Usage notes: used after the time or day
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all the rage

also the latest rage
very fashionable or stylish DVDs are all the rage, and several movie companies have started releasing titles in this format. Flared slacks and low heels are the latest rage in women's fashion.
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all the rage

Also, all the thing. The current or latest fashion, with the implication that it will be short-lived, as in In the 1940s the lindy-hop was all the rage. The use of rage reflects the transfer of an angry passion to an enthusiastic one; thing is vaguer. [Late 1700s] These terms are heard less often today than the synonym the thing.
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at the latest

No later than. For example, We have to be in New York by Monday at the latest. This idiom was first recorded in 1884.
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the latest

Also, the latest thing. The most recent development, as in fashion or the news. For example, Wearing straw hats to the beach is the latest thing, or Have you heard the latest about the royal family? [Colloquial; late 1800s] Also see the thing.
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at the latest

No later than: Have it done by Tuesday at the latest.
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