the final extremity (however unpleasant it may be);
"he was determined to fight to the bitter end"
(nautical) the inboard end of a line or cable especially the end that is wound around a bitt
- In spite of the unpleasant scenes in the movie, they stayed until the bitter end.
- If they should force war on us, we'll fight them to the bitter end.
- The question is whether he will fight to the bitter end to clear his name or cop a plea to try to limit his time in prison.
- to the bitter end 直到最后(到底)...