Definition of be drinking in the last chance saloon in English:

be drinking in the last chance saloon

phrase

British
informal
  • See drink

    • ‘A few years ago, the organisation was drinking in the last chance saloon.’
    • ‘But if Woodgate was already drinking in the last chance saloon, he must surely be approaching last orders now.’
    • ‘As he acknowledged, he was once more drinking in the last chance saloon.’
    • ‘‘Stewart was aware that as far as the committee were concerned, on this issue, he was very much drinking in the last chance saloon,’ said the letter.’
    • ‘West Brom are drinking in the last chance saloon.’
    • ‘City chiefs are drinking in the last chance saloon.’
    • ‘It is knock out football now, sudden death and we are drinking in the last chance saloon if you like.’
    • ‘Harrogate really are drinking in the last chance saloon.’
    • ‘According to the colourfully worded letter to members this week, they warned Mr Hulse he was drinking in the last chance saloon.’