the/(one's) last breath

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the/(one's) last breath

1. The final moment before one dies; the last period of one's life. Even though my grandfather's lungs were riddled with cancer and emphysema, he remained a smoker until his very last breath.
2. The last moment before a person or group ultimately fails or must give up. We might be down by 10 points, but we have to keep on fighting to the last breath! Even as their stocks plummeted, the company maintained a public image of success right to their last breath.
See also: breath, last
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Forbidden History THE witches, the ghosts and the ghouls Walking among us the evil wolves Satan himself has made his rules He grants us wishes, saying he can do this Evil forces take over us The possessions of evil entities Enters our own families He savages white angels and drags them to hell Making them change to angels of death The devil he is taking our last breath Evil is his middle name The dark lord in his game Living in darkness Passing on shame Murderous we have become Crucifying just the same Allowing us freedom, but only in hell Where the black dark and orange flames linger With eyes of evil red The black evil silhouette Taking us back to hell Both by MARIA ROBINSON, Consett
We will act against those who were involved in such heinous acts and would fight against them till our last breath otherwise they might overcome us.
We will defend the country till our last breath," a former CCP cadet himself, Asif Ali Zardari said, while addressing the annual parents' day of Cadet College Petaro (CCP).
I'm humbled by the fact that reading is a humbling experience and that as human beings we are always in the process of learning, even until our last breath.
In a way he is proposing to us to think that every breath we take may be our last breath and hence we should take its full advantage to do the right kind of things to get rid of human sufferings.
We receive our spirit in our first breath of life, and our spirit goes out of our body in our last breath when we die.
To sleep is to be closest to our last breath, A last sight of those we love, Why do we fear that which, above all, walks With us for so long?