the last thing (one) needs

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the last thing (one) needs

Something which one absolutely does not want or has no use for. The last thing we need is a lengthy court battle, so let's try to end our marriage as civilly as possible. A fancy new computer I have no idea how to use is the last thing I need right now!
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"The last thing he wants is to cause his mother any more distress."
And he admits the last thing he wants to endure now is the dreaded drop so he's determined to help the Dens men survive.
As it is for everyone else, The Masters is where Woods most wants to peak, but after the excitement of his closing 62 in last week's Honda Classic the last thing he wants is to lose momentum.
That's the last thing he wants. It's the last thing anyone would want.
He immediately demanded that I get a termination because being a father was the last thing he wants. When it came to it, I couldn't go through with it, so he said we're over.
But after four intense years, maybe the last thing he wants is a relationship, so getting with him might be a very fleeting experience.
"The last thing he wants is civil war in the party when he goes."
The last thing he wants is some crazy environmentalist trying to stop him revelling in his god given right to melt Antarctica.
The last thing he wants to do is use this as an occasion for sneering, for sneers would get in the way of survival.
A source close to Draper said: "The whole episode has been quite embarrassing and so the last thing he wants to do is make high-profile TV appearances." An ITV insider said: "We're not surprised they have pulled out and we understand why."
ABERDEEN boss Jimmy Calderwood last night warned Eintracht Frankfurt they will miss out on Markus Heikkinen if they don't up their offer - even though that's the last thing he wants them to do.
The last thing he wants is me miaowing about my troubles."
After moving to within two points of Chelsea and the third Champions League qualifying place, the last thing he wants, it seems, is to place any pressure on his young charges.
"John is 39 next birthday so the last thing he wants to do is sit in the stand.
But the last thing he wants to hear is fans comparing him with the Jambos record- busting hitman.