the last chance saloon

the last chance saloon

The last or final opportunity to get, have, do, or achieve something. Hurry and book your flights today—this is the last chance saloon for the cheapest tickets in town! You've reached the last chance saloon: surrender now, or we'll take you into custody by force. Little did they realize they'd been drinking at the last chance saloon, soon to have their entire industry in crumbles and under government regulation.
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the last chance saloon

BRITISH
If you say it is the last chance saloon for someone, you mean that it is their final opportunity to succeed in what they are doing. The two boxers understand one thing clearly. As far as the world title goes, Saturday is the last chance saloon for both of them. Note: You can also say that someone is drinking in the last chance saloon, with the same meaning. The Cabinet minister in charge of media regulation told the tabloid editors they were drinking in the last-chance saloon and to improve their conduct or face government legislation.
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But when it came to the Last Chance Saloon it was the French side who steeled themselves for the win.
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It's also the last chance saloon for players trying to hold onto their playing rights.
We are in the last chance saloon to show the Government, despite all the difficulties largely of their own making with its faltering Northern Powerhouse, that we can pull together to revitalise our economy and improve skills, education and infrastructure with regard to housing, transport and jobs.
Pc Abdul Rohoman told councillors at a licensing meeting: "This really is the last chance saloon for these premises.
Now that Camille (above, left, with Goodman, played by Kris Marshall) has been offered a job in Paris, it's the last chance saloon for Humphrey if he's going to declare his feelings.
The Last Chance Saloon documentaries, several of which were filmed in Cardiff, are being released weekly as a series of 11 online episodes of around 10 minutes each.
You are in the last chance saloon," court chairman John Mortimer told her.
The British press is used to drinking in the Last Chance Saloon, and closing time has just been postponed once again.
He said: "It is for me personally the last chance saloon, because I am getting a bit fed up with it.
Summary: London: Chelsea are in the last chance saloon as far as a trophy goes and .
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For me, it's the last chance saloon for a horse that was quietly progressive last season.