The phrase "the last straw" is credited to being a 17th century proverb that was related to taxation. The meaning of the phrase "the last straw" is to have small burdens that can add up to make the entirety of the situation unbearable.
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If it makes perfect sense in the sentence, it's a phrase. If the sentence is confusing, it's probably an idiom. Think of this: That hat was the last straw -- or -- That hat was way too expensive. The first sentence is confusing unless you know what "the last straw" means.
It should be "the last straw," which refers to the fable where a man kept loading a camel's back until he had put on one straw too many, and the camel's back broke. That was the last straw. If your phrase means anything, which is by no means certain, it would be " the single additional element that made her unable to bear her suffering."
I believe that the phrases "the straw that broke the camel's back" and "the last straw" mean the same thing as "nail in the coffin". Example sentences: The third time she misssed work, it was the straw that broke the camel's back and she was fired. The third time she missed work was the nail in the coffin and she was fired. The third time she missed work was the last straw and she was… Read More
it means: the last staw
Get rid of last years bad year and have a "Happy New Year" !
The original story is from an Arab proverb, but Charles Dickens is commonly credited with popularizing the phrase. Dickens: A quotation from chapter 2 of Charles Dickens' Dombey and Son (1848): 'As the last straw breaks the laden camel's back, this piece of underground information crushed the sinking spirits of Mr Dombey'. This colourful variant of the older 'last feather that breaks the horse's back' is now proverbial as 'it is the [last] straw that… Read More
Straw is the dried stem of a grain plant. A bit means a tiny amount.
The last one. The last piece of straw is what you need to complete the roof.
The origin phrase for a heart of gold is grande salchichas
Yes. Last Straw is Number 3.
The Last Straw - 1998 is rated/received certificates of: Australia:G
There is no such phrase. There is a word rampage. It is of Scottish origin, perhaps from RAMP, to rear up.
The Diary if a Wimpy Kid is The Last Straw is coming out on the 13th january.
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The Last Straw - 1934 was released on: USA: 23 February 1934
The cast of The Last Straw - 2010 includes: Matt DeMello
The phrase "monkey's uncle" is often used as an expression of disbelief. The origin of the phrase began with Darwin and his belief that monkeys and humans were related.
Well none but the Dog Days Is like the last straw book
The Last Straw - 2010 was released on: USA: 23 August 2010 (limited)
The cast of The Last Straw - 2008 includes: Charles Bukowski as himself
Around the 1580's the phrase in the nick meant in the cut or notch to mean at a precise moment in time. The phrase evolved to be in the nick of time. Nowadays the meaning has also evolved to mean at the last moment. At the last second. Example: I was begging to starve but in the nick of time, the pizza man delivered our food.
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Diary of a Wimpy Kid the last straw is the third book in the diary of a wimpy kid series
It means that is your last chance you have gotten on my nerves too many times and you just blew your last chance. There is a old saying: "The straw that broke the camel's back." Camels are reputed to be able to carry massive load, often more than a wagon can. But great as the carrying capacity of a camel is you can still over-load him. One such example is of gradually adding single strands… Read More
The phrase is "to the last drop." Referring to blood, it means " as long as life endures." In a coffee commercial, it means the last little bit in the glass or cup. The in itself insignificant little annoyance that finally makes you snap. The drop that breaks the surface tension on an overfull glass of water and makes the water overflow. See also "The straw that broke the camel's back".
Yes, there is another idiom for 'the last straw'. You could use 'the straw that broke the camels' back'. It basically means that you are no longer willing to accept a certain situation and demand change.
The full phrase is Hell's bells and buckets of blood. A very old naval expression, origin unknown
If you mean, Is there a diary of a wimpy kid called the last straw, then yes there is. Please give me a trust point!!
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The phrase 'come full circle' refers to getting back to the original position or the original state of affairs. The origin of the phrase is unknown, but is used in the Western world.
The last straw, or the straw that broke the camel's back.
The Spanish for "I have put" is he puesto, could this be the origin?
Cowboys loved a colorful phrase! This meant a straw bed. Mules and horses ate hay and straw.
I saw him looking at my wife, I saw him flirting with her and now i see him kissing her!That's the last straw. Im going to kill him
"The jig is up" is a phrase that refers to a person being found out or exposed. The phrase has it's origin in the racist South because it refers to the lynching of slaves and African Americans.
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"on the rocks"
It's not a phrase, and it's one word "armpit". Origin is from Old English earm "arm" and pytt "hole in the ground".
The Last Straw - 1920 was released on: USA: 8 February 1920 (premiere) USA: 14 February 1920
The cast of The Last Straw - 1998 includes: Fiona Dyson as Operator mom Brian Hannan as Consumer
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''hoi polloi'' that's the phrase :)
speech on it was the last straw that broke the camel's back
you've got too much on your hands
The phrase 'no man is an island' comes from a poem by John Donne in the 16th century. The theme of the poem is that all people are connected. The famous last lines include 'ask not for whom the bell tolls it tolls for thee'.
The origin of the phrase 'two peas in a pod' is from 16th century England. It is a simile that was created by John Lyly. It used to be a very popular phrase, now it has become less common.
The origin of the phrase 'a sight for sore eyes' is from Jonathon Swift. It was said in 'A complete collection of genteel and ingenious conversation' in 1738.