I would have question related to other question I asked today.
I know that: last year refers to something that happens in the last year (which could be yesterday if today is 1.1.) "the last year - means last 365 days including today.
But what about "for the whole of the last year" and "for the whole of last year"? In an answer I recieved it is mentioned that this "of" disctincts between last year and last 12 months, which I thought is done by "the"..?