an announcement made in a bar shortly before service of alcoholic beverages ends (sometimes used attributively): We do last call 30 minutes before we close the doors, and we stop serving drinks 10 minutes after last call. I’m getting too old for last call hookups.
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How to use last call in a sentence
In much of the country, the first half of October is usually the last call for outdoor painting projects, such as touching up scraped patches of siding or repainting a porch.Here are 9 home maintenance tasks for your October to-do list | Jeanne Huber | September 27, 2021 | Washington Post
Before we start, it’s last call for the Loser potluck picnic at my house on Saturday afternoon, July 3.Style Conversational Week 1443: The Ballad of Gary Crockett | Pat Myers | July 1, 2021 | Washington Post
The Raptors were playing on their adopted home floor in Tampa, and they came in with a nine-game winning streak against Washington, but this was last call.Wizards finally turn back Raptors in OT, strengthen bid for NBA’s play-in tourney | Kareem Copeland | May 7, 2021 | Washington Post
In pre-pandemic Miami, I always looked forward to last call because I knew we would end up at a fritanga.
So the same way that a bar has a last call, they flash the lights or you literally say, “last call.”How to Make Meetings Less Terrible (Ep. 389 Rebroadcast) | Stephen J. Dubner | May 28, 2020 | Freakonomics
I cried buckets after that last call but he never rang me again.
When told to stand up after the last call from the mosque, none of us could.
The last call announced their arrival, and the unmarked police car spotted them on the corner.
Boehner “certainly comes from a long tradition,” says Daniel Okrent, author of last call: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition.
Daniel Okrent is the author of last call: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition.
All except Betty, who kept on desperately, doggedly, her muscles barely able to respond to the last call she was making upon them.The Outdoor Girls in the Saddle | Laura Lee Hope
I've been waiting for the ladies to return my last call, but we were down in this vicinity, so I stopped.A Little Girl in Old Salem | Amanda Minnie Douglas
But this was fated to be the doctors last call to that patient.The Funny Side of Physic | A. D. Crabtre
This is the last call for dinner in the dining-car, for you.The Firefly Of France | Marion Polk Angellotti
Just once, since Arkwright's last call, she had tried to sing that song.Miss Billy's Decision | Eleanor H. Porter