Share this entry
straw
British English: /strɔː/
American English: /strɔ/

Translation of straw in French:

noun

  • 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
Definition of straw in:
Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources