Definition of at last in English:

at last

(also at long last)

phrase

  • In the end; after much delay.

    ‘you've come back to me at last!’
    • ‘Yes it's excellently written and great at last to see a soap invented by a gay man finally able tell it like it is.’
    • ‘Tired but home at last, the kid jumps out of the car and gently rubs his face.’
    • ‘John sent back some of his first earnings from Germany to Mimi, proud that he could help her at last.’
    • ‘So I suspect this is one thing that we might get some information on, at long last.’
    • ‘Coupled with the power in your house of partners, it's clear you are at last ready to settle down.’
    • ‘Finally, at long last, much surfing on the net brought me to a site that had my mystery plant.’
    • ‘It is good to know, at long last, that the party is ready to drop the pretence and face reality.’
    • ‘Swindon looks set to gain a new central library at long last.’
    • ‘The second reason why I have confidence about the future is that, at long last, sponsors are taking a stand.’
    • ‘In the past few weeks, I have, at last, mastered the video, just as it's on its way out.’
    finally, in the end, eventually, ultimately, at long last, after a long time, after a considerable time, in time, at the end of the day, in the fullness of time
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