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in the last chance saloon

Having only one last chance or opportunity (to get, do, or achieve something). The judge warned the young offender that he was in the last chance saloon—one more wrongdoing, and he would be forced to sentence him to jail time. You're in the last chance saloon. Surrender now, or we'll take you into custody by force.
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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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at the last chance saloon

Having reached or been granted one last or final opportunity to get, have, do, or achieve something. Hurry and book your flights today—you're at the last chance saloon for the cheapest tickets in town! 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. The team's manager has found himself at the last chance saloon at this stage; if they can't secure a victory tonight, we'll be seeing his resignation in the morning.
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the last chance saloon

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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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(drinking) in the last chance saloon

having been allowed one final opportunity to improve or get something right. informal
1998 Times Gascoigne has finally found himself in the Last Chance Saloon.
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The official said that total expenditure incurred on these saloon coaches were
He said, 'Pakistan Railways officers were not entitled to use this facility other than duty and all these saloons are mostly 40 to 50 years old.'
Steve Lewis, Director of Coyote Ugly Saloon in the UK, said: "We are extremely pleased to announce our fifth UK venue, the support we have received from the public has been overwhelming.
New Delhi [India], Oct 19 ( ANI ): Railway Minister Piyush Goyal has instructed the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) to make Railway Reserved Accommodation (saloon coach) available for commercial purposes.
And while the saloon will be the smaller seller it's an ideal vehicle to help Honda regain Civic drivers who feel the latest hatchback is too aggressively styled for them.
At 14ft 11ins in length the A-Class saloon is some 10 inches longer than the hatchback which was launched earlier this year.
Saloon prices range from PS19,395 for the entry level SE model rising to PS27,120 for the top-of-the range EX diesel In many ways the decision to offer a saloon version will come as a surprise to Civic fans.
From behind the wheel you are oblivious to whether you are driving booted or hatch as the interiors are identical, and certainly the ride and handling of the new saloon is just as good if not fractionally better.
In the first eight months of the year, saloon registrations rose an annual 17 per cent to 28,123, Cystat said in a statement.
Pop into the Bucket of Blood Saloon, named after the gallons of deep red mop water thrown out after a fight one night and try one of their infamous Bloody Marys.
ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan Railways has allocated as many as 28 luxury saloon coaches to facilitate VIPs traveling across the country.
One of the best-looking new cars at the Geneva motor show this year was the Peugeot 508 saloon. Now we have the 508 SW, or estate version.
Auto Business News-March 21, 2018--Mazda UK announces price of new Mazda6 Saloon and Tourer
By NICHOLAS KOMUA child has died while two people have been injured in a grisly road crash at Mureru along the Nyeri-Nanyuki highway.The crash involving a truck, pick up and a saloon car occurred at around 2pm Wednesday, killing the toddler on the spot.
Early morning before Anowar Hussian, popularly known as Khan Bhai in Kanglung, steps out from home attached to his matchbox-sized saloon just a few steps away, a handful of customers are already waiting for him.