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

Translation of straw in German:

noun no pl.

cheese straw
  • 1 (stalks of grain)
    Stroh Neutr.
    attrib.
    Stroh-
  • 2 (single stalk)
    Strohhalm Mask.
    catch or clutch or grasp at straws or a straw [figurative]
    sich an einen Strohhalm klammern
    be the last straw, be the straw that broke the camel's back [informal]
    das Fass zum Überlaufen bringen
    that's the last or final straw
    jetzt reichts aber
    draw straws [for something]
    Hölzchen [um etwas] ziehen
    draw or pick the short straw
    das kürzere Hölzchen ziehen
    [figurative]
    das schlechtere Los ziehen
    straw in the wind
    Vorzeichen Neutr.
    Vorbote Mask.
  • 3[drinking] straw
    Trinkhalm Mask.
    Strohhalm Mask.
  • 4 (trifle) it doesn't matter a straw to me
    es kümmert mich keinen Pfifferling [informal]
    I don't give a straw
    ich gebe keinen Pfifferling dafür [informal]
  • 5 (hat)
    Strohhut Mask.

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