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Adj.1.last-place - lowest in rank or importance; "last prize"; "in last place"
worst - (superlative of `bad') most wanting in quality or value or condition; "the worst player on the team"; "the worst weather of the year"
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Foton clashes with Generika-Ayala for a chance to avoid a last-place finish in the classification phase of the Philippine Superliga Grand Prix today at the Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan.
Lucia, which lost to Foton on Tuesday, will take on United VC carrying the same goal of avoiding a last-place finish.
The Lions (33-16) are tied for second in the West Coast Conference at 17-7 as they prepare to wrap up the regular season at last-place Portland this weekend.
WORCESTER -- How does a last-place team prove to everyone that it's better than its record?
Summary: Mark Hughes' uneasy 10-month spell at Queens Park Rangers came to end on Friday when he was fired by the Premier League's last-place team.
But all this wailing and gnashing of teeth - that's the country yesterday, not Saturday's acts - about another last-place UK finish ignores one thing: sending a black artist (Andy Abraham) to perform in Eastern Europe was like sending Gary Neville to sing on the Kop.
Ray McArthur had the fastest actual time and Rachel Miller took the traditional last-place prize after she went off course on the first leg.
They were New England in 2001 (who went from a 5-11 last-place finish in 2000 to winning the Super Bowl); Carolina in 2003 (from a 7-9 last-place to Super Bowl runners-up); and San Diego and Atlanta last year.
Shuichi Murata hit a three-run homer to highlight a four-run third inning Wednesday, leading the last-place Yokohama BayStars to a 6-1 victory over the Hanshin Tigers in the Central League.
No, not a near miss in the pennant race; the team finished 26.5 games out of first place, which wasn't terribly far back for a last-place team.
He then moves on to an expansion team (Mets) and ends his career with four straight last-place finishes.
First, individuals with alcohol/drug problems are clearly scored to be the least desirable employees; they receive 50 fifth-place ranks (five being the "least desirable" category, first the "most desirable", etc.), over twice as many as the 23 last-place votes for ex-offenders.