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  1. last strawnoun

    the straw that broke the camels back, final straw

  2. last strawnoun

    A small addition to a burden which causes it to exceed the capacity.

    That’s the last straw; it’s a petty demand but I’m already under too much work. I quit!

    final straw, the straw that broke the camels back

Princeton's WordNet

  1. last strawnoun

    the final irritation that stretches your patience beyond the limit

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  1. Li Ka-shing:

    With this extradition law people thought, Okay, that's the last straw, we have to fight. We have to fight in front of this last frontier.

  2. Mike Griffin:

    George's murder was just the last straw.

  3. Christopher Rassi:

    These floods are the last straw and will push millions of people further towards the brink of poverty.

  4. Antonio Costa:

    The VAT increase was the last straw for many businesses, from one moment to the next we were without clients.

  5. Luis Vizcarrondo Jr.:

    But the insurrection was the last straw for me, as a father of three kids, I would never have thought I would see a day like this.

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Translations for last straw

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  • poslední kapkaCzech
  • sidste halmDanish
  • der Tropfen, der das Fass zum Überlaufen bringtGerman
  • τελευταίο άχυροGreek
  • viimeinen niitti, viimeinen pisaraFinnish
  • dernière pailleFrench
  • უკანასკნელი წვეთიGeorgian
  • miarka się przebrałaPolish
  • a última gotaPortuguese
  • последняя капляRussian

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    A synonym of "dry"
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    • B. drippy
    • C. sodden
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