be down to your last something

used for saying that you only have a particular amount of money, food, fuel etc left

We were down to our last traveller's cheque when we got back to the airport.


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  • be down to your last something — phrase used for saying that you only have a particular amount of money, food, fuel etc left We were down to our last traveller’s cheque when we got back to the airport. Thesaurus: words used to describe amounts or quantitiessynonym Main entry:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • down — down1 [ daun ] function word *** Down can be used in the following ways: as a preposition (followed by a noun): She was walking down the street. as an adverb (without a following noun): She lay down and fell asleep. after the verb to be : Oil… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • down — I UK [daʊn] / US adjective, adverb, preposition *** Summary: Down can be used in the following ways: as a preposition (followed by a noun): She was walking down the street. as an adverb (without a following noun): She lay down and fell asleep.… …   English dictionary

  • down — down1 W1S1 [daun] adv, prep, adj ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(to a lower position)¦ 2¦(in a lower place)¦ 3¦(to lie/sit)¦ 4¦(along)¦ 5¦(south)¦ 6¦(somewhere local)¦ 7¦(river)¦ 8¦(fastened to a surface)¦ 9¦(less)¦ 10¦(losing)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • down — 1 /daUn/ adverb 1 from above towards a lower place or position: David bent down to tie his shoelace. | The sun beat down on their heads all day long. 2 at a lower place or position than usual: You can t cross here, the bridge is down. 3 at or… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • down*/*/*/ — [daʊn] grammar word I summary: Down can be: ■ a preposition: She was walking down the street. ■ an adverb: She lay down and fell asleep. ■ used after the verb ‘to be : Oil prices are down. ■ an adjective: I ve been feeling rather down lately. 1)… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

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  • last - lastly — Last is used as an adjective or an adverb. ◊ last used as an adjective The last thing, event, or person of a particular kind is the one that comes after all the others. He missed the last bus. They met for the last time just before the war. He… …   Useful english dictionary

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