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"Último" is an adjective which is often translated as "last", and "por último" is a phrase which is often translated as "finally". Learn more about the difference between "último" and "por último" below.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (final)
a. last
Este es el último chocolate de la caja.This is the last chocolate in the box.
2. (last in a set)
a. bottom
Cuidado, que el último escalón tiene un tablón flojo.Be careful; the bottom step has a loose board.
b. top
El cine está arriba en el último piso.The theater is up on the top floor.
c. back
No me gusta sentarme en la última fila del autobús; está muy cerca al baño.I don't like sitting in the back row of the bus; it's really close to the bathroom.
3. (most recent)
a. latest
Su última película se trata de un soldado en Rusia.His latest movie is about a soldier in Russia.
b. last
Esta última semana ha sido muy estresante.This last week has been very stressful.
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
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1. (adverbial)
a. finally
Por último, la estudiante dio las gracias a su mentor.Finally, the student thanked her mentor.
b. lastly
Por último, me gustaría clarificar algunas dudas sobre la seguridad.Lastly, I'd like to clarify some questions concerning safety.
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