How to use last-gasp in a sentence
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.
What criticisms of last season did you find helpful, and not so helpful?‘Archer’ Creator Adam Reed Spills Season 6 Secrets, From Surreal Plotlines to Life Post-ISIS|Marlow Stern|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
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.
With a suffocating gasp, she fell back into the chair on which she sat, and covered her face with her hands.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
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.
Other Idioms and Phrases with last-gasp
The moment before death; also, the end. For example, “Fight till the last gasp” (Shakespeare, 1 Henry VI, 1:2), or He was determined to stay at the party until the last gasp. This idiom alludes to taking one's last breath, literally (first example) or figuratively (second example). [Late 1500s]