The last thing i needed

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Definition

(My dog dying is) the last thing I needed (right now!): (My dog's death) is another of my many problems (at the moment!)
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Examples

  • "I'm rather shaken up by what happened to my mother, and the last thing I needed was to be shouted at because I wanted a refund on a ski trip."
  • "The last thing my department needs is more women going off on maternity leave."
  • "The last thing we need is profit warnings."

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