Translation of last-ditch in Spanish:


desesperado, adj.

Pronunciation: ///ˌlɑːs(t)ˈdɪtʃ/


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    a last-ditch attempt un intento desesperado
    • But there is still time for the papers to make last-ditch attempts to rally readers to their causes.
    • The last-ditch attempt by the so-called Old Guard of the committee now appears to have back-fired.
    • She enrolled on the training scheme as a last-ditch attempt to do something with her life.
    • Talks began on July 14 between the union and employers in a last-ditch attempt to rescue the pay deal.
    • Some even have to be given morphine in a last-ditch attempt to cure their addiction.
    • Station staff were so determined to rescue the tortoiseshell cat they even stopped a train in a last-ditch attempt.
    • This woman had gone to see her ex-husband in a last-ditch attempt to ‘give it another go’.
    • Cotswold people are urged to join a last-ditch attempt to save the Alderman Knight special school in Tewkesbury.
    • A last-ditch attempt to reverse the move was narrowly defeated after a furious town hall debate.
    • Arbitrators have been called in as a last-ditch attempt to avert strike action by hundreds of Yorkshire miners.
    • The smear campaigns were shown to be just that - the last-ditch effort of desperate individuals to throw the vote.
    • A year ago today, she was undergoing a transatlantic bone marrow transplant in a last-ditch attempt to beat leukaemia.
    • And she has come to the American capital in a last-ditch attempt to preserve her people's unique way of life.
    • Because last week a last-ditch attempt to save the centre failed.
    • A Lord and Lady are leading a last-ditch attempt to save a 19th century building from demolition.
    • York council planners are making a last-ditch attempt to stop an amusement arcade being opened in a city high street.
    • In the meantime I am going to replace my blood with Lucozade as a last-ditch attempt to make it through the week without expiring.
    • They threw everything they had at the last-ditch rescue effort as Currie struggled to move play more than five yards from their own line.
    • Not even their spirited last-ditch attempt to corner the gay market can save them.
    • In a last-ditch attempt to get the ball rolling, we contacted our solicitor in Dublin for advice.