Last week

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Definition

last (week): (the week) which has just passed, before this (week)
adjective
I had dinner with Bob last Tuesday. I had dinner with Bob on Tuesday of the week before this week.

Examples

  • "Our company's marquee perfume release last year, "Adonis for men", has been nominated for a "Smelly" award, the most prestigious award in the perfume industry."
  • "Last year was the worst on record for perfume giant Kalvin Krime."
  • "I just met with him last month."
  • "I got a call from my accountant Bernie Siegelman last month."
  • "I suppose it's just a coincidence that Delavigne scheduled this press conference only two days after the release of Kalvin Krime's follow-up to last year's super-popular "KK One"?"
  • "Last year, we approved a salary increase, a pension fund, a new health plan with the best HMO in California and even spousal benefits!"
  • "Last week, I received a phone call from my great aunt Margaret."
  • "He and his media friends have been giving me trouble, and I'm afraid it's the last thing I need right now, what with my recent bear-shooting scandal."
  • "Several departments, including Sales and Production, did not spend all of the money they were allocated at last year's budget approval meeting."
  • "There is a theory that drunken wizards are responsible for the deaths of some 5,000 pigeons across the United Kingdom in the last year."

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