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straw
British English: /strɔː/
American English: /strɔ/

Translation of straw in French:

noun

  • 1 (gen)
    (substance) paille (f)
    (single stem) fétu (m) de paille
    brin (m) de paille
    bedding straw
    paille (f) à litière
    before n (bag, hat)
    de paille
  • 3 (for drinking) to drink something with a straw
    boire quelque chose avec une paille or à la paille

Idioms

to draw straws

to draw the short straw

to grasp ou clutch at straws

se raccrocher à une chimère

it's not worth a straw

cela ne vaut pas un clou [informal]

I don't care a straw

[informal]
je m'en moque éperdument

the last ou final straw

la goutte qui fait déborder le vase

a man of straw

un homme de paille

a straw in the wind

un indice

to make bricks without straw

faire avec ce que l'on a

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