Also, at long last. After a long time, finally, as in At last the speeches ended and dinner was served, or Harry's got his degree at long last. The first term dates from about 1200, the variant from the early 1500s. Also see at length, def. 2.
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In the last year, her fusion exercise class has attracted a cult following and become de rigueur among the celebrity set.How Taryn Toomey’s ‘The Class’ Became New York’s Latest Fitness Craze|Lizzie Crocker|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
A Charlie Hebdo reporter said that security provision had been relaxed in the last month or so and the police car disappeared.
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Drugeon survived an airstrike last year and is believed to be still at large, officials have said.
As of Thursday night, the brothers remained on the loose, last seen in northern France.
Among the Perpendicular additions to the church last named may be noted a very beautiful oaken rood-screen.
It seems very strange that I shall actually know Liszt at last, after hearing of him so many years.Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
The strains of the syren at last woke her uncle, and brought back Miss Hood, who suggested that it was late.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
Dick was at the wharf, one day last week, when one of the up river boats arrived.
At last there appeared some probability of their accomplishing this, after a most curious and truly Mexican fashion.