last offer

See: ultimatum
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He was just about to make one last offer, but he lacked the courage to do so.
But this last offer had been accompanied by a sneer, and had tokened the old rascal's scorn of the girl's scrawniness.
At this moment, when the coachman and guard were comparing notes for the last time before starting, on the subject of the way-bill; when porters were screwing out the last reluctant sixpences, itinerant newsmen making the last offer of a morning paper, and the horses giving the last impatient rattle to their harness; Nicholas felt somebody pulling softly at his leg.
The damage to the old Diana was not forgotten, of course, and there was nothing of any nature said or done by Falk (even to the last offer of refreshment in the hotel) that did not seem to have been a cause of offence.
Rangers' last offer for the player was PS225,000 but Record Sport understands they will move again with a third bid next week.
Asked whether she was aware of a last-minute offer to Greece from European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, Merkel responded: "All I know is that the last offer from the Commission that I'm aware of is from Friday of last week.
Abraaj's last offer for the acquisition of the company was made on December 24, when it increased its offered purchase price per share to 88.
Further to Abraaj's last offer, Kellogg has increased its own offer price to EGP 89.
Chelsea's last offer for Messi was about u118 million, and it's thought that any future offer would be a similar amount, amid growing reports that he is unhappy with life at the Nou Camp.
Declaring an impasse in talks with the union allows the company to put into effect the terms of its last offer to workers.
The bank has not implemented a bonus issue since its last offer in June 2003.
With little progress being made in those discussions - he recently claimed Albion's last offer came more than six months ago - the 26-year-old