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At long last   /æt lɔŋ læst/   Listen
At long last

As the end result of a succession or process.  Synonyms: at last, finally, in the end, ultimately.  "At long last the winter was over"

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"At long last" Quotes from Famous Books

... back and front; the handwriting, the stamp, the postmark; then she had to go to a drawer to get a skewer with which to slit the envelope, then her spectacles had to be found, polished, and put on, and at long last she took out the letter and began ...
— The Making of Mona • Mabel Quiller-Couch

... departed this life, which entirely put an end to all prospects of their revisiting those regions.' So he and his elders went on by way of Tabriz, Trebizond, and Constantinople to Venice, and sailed up to the city of the lagoons at long last ...
— Medieval People • Eileen Edna Power

... at the club weeks ago, the only address they had. From thence it had reached the last house where she had been staying before she had come to Wyndfell Hall. The wonderful thing was that the letter had reached her at all. But she was very glad it had come, if only at long last. ...
— From Out the Vasty Deep • Mrs. Belloc Lowndes

... the past, and then proceeded. "He'd sit on the grass starin' at her, an' thin he'd start to chase her over the hills, and they'd find him at last, maybe a day or two later, lost in the mountains, grazin' on berries, and as green as a cabbidge from the hunger an' the cowld, till it got so bad at long last they ...
— The Blue Lagoon - A Romance • H. de Vere Stacpoole

Words linked to "At long last" :   ultimately

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