At the last gasp


Also found in: Idioms.
at the point of death.
- Addison.

See also: Gasp

References in classic literature ?
She was almost at the last gasp, but began kicking once more.
Australia ............25 Wales ................23 Sickened Sam Warburton admits he's demoralised after Wales missed out on a win over the Wallabies at the last gasp in Melbourne yesterday.