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Scheepslast

An obsolete Dutch unit of weight roughly equivalent to 2,000 kilograms.

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But the last thing they need is delays, so she's been told to tone it down a bit.
he He added: "He couldn't remember what had happened so I asked what the last thing he remembered which was just somebody shaking him.
The last thing he needs is people always talking about having a bad time.
To have the Speaker of the House of Commons' wife taking a pop at the Establishment by appearing in a tawdry reality TV programme such as Big Brother is the last thing this country needs at present.
The last thing I want is to be considered a WAG and trailing him all over the place.
However the last thing anyone wants is to end up spending their Saturday night in casualty so the service is urging everyone to celebrate and enjoy themselves safely.
The last thing I do before I leave the office: "I turn off the lights to conserve energy.
What is the last thing you bought for someone else?
For Sanlo, UCLA's graduation "ensures that the last thing LGBT students do on campus is positive, loving, and respectful.
As a Journal reader, the last thing I would like to see in such a newspaper is a picture of Cuban president Fidel Castro, even if it shows him being greeted by Pope John Paul II in 1998.
That is the last thing the Crown are asking you to do.
and then unfortunately all your good work may go down the tubes because the last thing they remember is that you didn't follow up on the things you needed to.