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  1. Teos
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    Last one

    The guard nodded. «Last one back, sir.» He pressed a button to open the second door.

    "Last one back, sir" - what does it mean?

    Thank you


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    Re: Last one

    Quote Originally Posted by Teos
    The guard nodded. «Last one back, sir.» He pressed a button to open the second door.

    "Last one back, sir" - what does it mean?

    Thank you
    It could be the door that he just came thru. In prisons there are a number of doors that people must pass thru. A 'new' can't be opened until the previous one has been closed and secured.


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    Re: Last one

    "Last one back, sir"
    "Last one back, sir" means "the last one (person) has come back, sir"

    For security reasons perhaps, in some places/buildings/etc. there are two doors. The first door can be opened by anyone but the second one cannot be opened without a reason. In your example, the guard is reporting to his superior the reason for opening the second door.

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