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Principal Translations/Traduzioni principali
straw nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (stalk of cereal plant)paglia nf
straw nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (animal fodder: dried cereal)foraggio nm
straw nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (thin tube for drinking)cannuccia nf
straw n as adjnoun as adjective: Describes another noun--for example, "boat race," "dogfood." (made of straw)di paglia, in paglia
 
Additional Translations
straw adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (yellow in colour)color paglia
  biondo agg
straw nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (material for baskets)paglia nf
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Compound Forms/Forme composte
barley straw paglia d'orzo
drinking straw nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (thin plastic tube for sucking up liquids)cannuccia nf
 We prefer paper drinking straws because they're environmentally friendly.
 Preferiamo usare le cannucce di carta perché sono più ecologiche.
last straw nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (final source of irritation)ultima goccia nf
  (idiomatico)goccia che fa traboccare il vaso
 That was the last straw, I can't take any more of your abuse, I'm leaving you.
 Questa è la goccia che fa traboccare il vaso, non ce la faccio più a sopportare la tua violenza, me ne vado.
straw ballot nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (unofficial poll or vote)sondaggio pre-elettorale nm
  voto informale nm
straw dog nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative ([sth] created to be destroyed)oggetto da sacrificare
straw hat nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (hat woven from dried stalks)cappello di paglia nm
 She was wearing a straw hat to protect her head from the glare of the sun.
 Indossava un cappello di paglia per proteggersi la testa dal sole cocente.
straw man nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (insubstantial argument)argomentazione fittizia nf
 The argument was a straw man, which the Prime Minister put up to divert attention away from his own weaknesses.
 Quella del primo ministro era solo un'argomentazione fittizia utilizzata per distrarre l'attenzione dalle sue debolezze.
straw mattress nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (bed padding filled with straw)pagliericcio nm
 People used to use straw mattresses instead of spring mattresses.
straw poll,
straw vote
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(unofficial survey or vote)voto informale nm
the last straw l'ultima goccia nf
wheat-straw paglia di grano
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