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straw / paja
 
straw   [strɔ:]
A. -noun
1. (agriculture)   paja (f)
a. the straw that breaks the camel'noun back   la gota que colma el vaso
b. to clutch or grasp at straws   agarrarse a un clavo ardiendo
c. to draw or get the short straw   ser elegido para hacer algo desagradable
·I always draw the short straw
siempre me toca a masculineí la china *
d. it'noun the last straw!   ¡es el colmo!,   ¡nounólo faltaba eso!
e. it'noun a straw in the wind   sirve de indicio
2. (=drinking straw)   pajita (f),   caña (f),   popote (m) Mexico
·to drink through a straw
·beber con pajita
B. -adjective
(=made of straw)   de paja
(=colour)   pajizo,   color paja
C. -compound
·straw hat   -noun   sombrero (m) de paja
·straw man   -noun   hombre (m) de paja
·straw poll
·straw vote   -noun   votaciónoun (f) de tanteo
 
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