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German translation of “straw”

straw

noun /stroː/
(also adjective ) (of) the cut stalks of corn etc, having many uses, eg as bedding for cattle etc, making mats and other goods etc
das Stroh, Stroh-…
The cows need fresh straw a straw hat.
a single stalk of corn
der Strohhalm
There’s a straw in your hair Their offer isn’t worth a straw!
a paper or plastic tube through which to suck a drink into the mouth
der Strohhalm
He was sipping orange juice through a straw.
the last straw an additional and intolerable circumstance in a disagreeable situation
etwas, das gerade noch gefehlt hat
The hotel was expensive, the food poor, and the bad weather was the last straw.
(Definition of straw from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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