last call


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last call

The very last opportunity to do or order something. The bartender is doing last call—do you want another drink? This is the last call for flight 408 to New Jersey. Any passengers not already on board please report to terminal three immediately.
See also: call, last

last call (for something)

 and last chance (for something)
Fig. the last opportunity for doing, getting, or having something. This is the last call for ice cream and cake. It's almost all gone.
See also: call, last
References in classic literature ?
KERGUELEN, MARK BOAT reports last call from Cymena freighter(Gayer Tong Huk & Co.) taking water and sinking in snow-storm South McDonald Islands.
The last call was answered immediately by a small fair creature with pale auburn hair and grey eyes, little more than four years old, who ran out silently and put her hand into her mother's.
To be sure, he had been quite civil on the occasion of our last call upon him, but the Story Girl had been with us then and had beguiled him into good-humour and generosity by the magic of her voice and personality.
"I left this for the last call, so that we might find the lads just in from school.
As I had not seen Peepy on the occasion of our last call (when he was not to be found anywhere, and when the cook rather thought he must have strolled away with the dustman's cart), I now inquired for him again.
Much as I liked my companions, this hour was the thing in the day I liked most; and I liked it best of all when, as the light faded--or rather, I should say, the day lingered and the last calls of the last birds sounded, in a flushed sky, from the old trees-- I could take a turn into the grounds and enjoy, almost with a sense of property that amused and flattered me, the beauty and dignity of the place.
He saw again Captain Kellar, of the Eugenie, who had last called him it, and MISTER Haggin, and Derby, and Bob of Meringe Plantation, and Biddy and Terrence, and, not least among these shades of the vanished past, his brother Jerry.
"How kind of you to give me an opportunity to make up for my misfortune when you last called! I was so sorry to have missed you.
Celebrate the final days of summer during Last Call Before Fall, a free community festival hosted by Rejoice Lutheran Church in Geneva on Sunday, Sept.
INCREDIBLE HULK: LAST CALL #1 IF we can thank Stan Lee for the creation of The Hulk, then we owe much of his evolution to Peter David.
Together they would struggle to lead a nation into revolution before the last call sounded and darkness fell as this unlikely pair forge an uneasy bond--first out of necessity, then out of a drive to win back all that has been lost.
A Little Late with Lilly Singh will instead be replacing the long-running Last Call with Carson Daly in the 1:35am time slot.
The Regional Cooperation Council (RCC) is proud to confirm that the young director Hajni Kis with her film 'Last call' won the Heart of Sarajevo for the Best Student Film, under RCC's patronage, at the 24th edition Sarajevo Film Festival (SFF) which closes tonight.
While Last Bottle Wines held a two-day sales event and Last Call Wines made 85 offers, it was not enough to pull the total out of a steep dive.