as\ a\ last\ resort


as\ a\ last\ resort
• as a last resort
• in the last resort
adv. phr.
In lieu of better things; lacking better solutions.

"We'll sleep in our sleeping bags as a last resort," John said, "since all the motels are full."


Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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