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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

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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(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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In the first two months of 2018, the number of saloon registrations rose an annual 24 per cent, to 6,506, Cystat said.
According to witness accounts, the pick-up truck which was headed towards Nanyuki lost control and rammed into an oncoming saloon car.
Today, Khan Bhai's saloon attracts students, monks, businessmen and civil servants in droves.
government while one saloon each has been allocated to the Governor
They said that two saloons have been allocated to the federal government while one saloon each has been allocated to the Governor Sindh and Sindh government, Governor Balochistan, Governor Punjab, and Punjab government.
They added that some of the saloons began diversifying the services provided to customers in order to attract more customers and increase the saloon's income during this period, which is a seasonal time for those saloons.
Top railway board officials said the proposal for constructing new saloon was sent to the President House keeping in view his security requirements, logistics and other technical issues.
The AMG C 43, which starts at PS44,460 for the saloon, comes with a turbocharged 3.
0 TDI diesel engine producing 184bhp, it is available both as a saloon and an estate.
Summary: Two women stole Dh18,000 from women's Saloon in Al Nahda
Spude takes a very close view and focuses in on the lives and resources of individual prostitutes, madams, landlords, saloon owners, and reformers, while still making connections to greater issues and trends.
One of the more recent recruits to the range is a saloon version of the all-conquering A3.
ASTON Martin is being tipped to revive the famous Lagonda name with a luxury saloon car.
AUDI recently added a saloon to its A3 family for the first time and I have been sampling the 2.
IN a car market dominated by hatchbacks, launching a new small saloon could be considered reckless.