final fling

final fling

One last particularly fun time before a dramatic change occurs in one's life, such as a marriage or the birth of a child. Come on, you need a final fling before your wedding—let's go to Vegas for the weekend!
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

final fling

Fig. the last act or period of enjoyment before a change in one's circumstances or lifestyle. You might as well have a final fling before the baby's born. Mary's going out with her girlfriends for a final fling. She's getting married next week.
See also: final, fling
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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