last mile

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Noun1.last mile - the last walk of a condemned person to the execution place
walk - the act of walking somewhere; "he took a walk after lunch"
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Usually, also, if the weather permitted, both she and her sister would walk home; Matilda, because she hated the confinement of the carriage; she, because she disliked the privacy of it, and enjoyed the company that generally enlivened the first mile of the journey in walking from the church to Mr.
A white man could not have followed it twenty paces twelve hours after it had been made, a black man would have lost it within the first mile; but Tarzan of the Apes had been forced in childhood to develop senses that an ordinary mortal scarce ever uses.
The high road, as they both felt, was better suited to this return journey than the open country, and for the first mile or so of the way they spoke little.
For the first mile or two we kept silence, I looking out of my window, and she leaning back in her corner.
"Nothing much to see for the first mile, Sir, except the 'style' of the two men."
At the fourth round--in other words, at the round which completed the first mile, the first change in the relative position of the runners occurred.
You wouldn't a-lasted the first mile. An' such country!
Seth went with him the first mile or two, for the thought of Snowfield and the possibility that Dinah might come again made him restless, and the walk with Adam in the cold morning air, both in their best clothes, helped to give him a sense of Sunday calm.
Thus passed the first miles; and then the Raven bade her farewell, and this was the most painful separation of all.
This would make the cost higher than that of neighbouring city Coventry which, according to the city council's price guide, is PS3.80 for the first mile.
Pugh, interim Police Commissioner Gary Tuggle and business and community leaders joined officials from the First Mile Stable Charitable Foundation and B&O Railroad Museum Wednesday to ceremoniously break ground on the First Mile Stable, a $2.5 million, state-of-the-art home for the Baltimore Police Mounted Unit, the oldest continuously operated mounted unit in the United States.