straw

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straw nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (stalk of cereal plant)paglia nf
  pagliuzza nf
  fuscello di paglia nm
 The farmhand had a straw dangling from the corner of his mouth.
 Il bracciante agricolo aveva una pagliuzza che gli pendeva dall'angolo della bocca.
straw nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. uncountable (animal fodder: dried cereal)foraggio nm
 The farmer put straw in the manger for the cows to eat.
 Il contadino mise del foraggio nella mangiatoia da far mangiare alle mucche.
straw nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (thin tube for drinking)cannuccia nf
 The little girl sucked her fizzy drink through a straw.
 La bambina succhiò la bevanda gassata con una cannuccia.
straw n as adjnoun as adjective: Describes another noun--for example, "boat race," "dogfood." (made of straw)di paglia, in paglia loc agg
 The woman was carrying a straw basket.
 La donna portava un cestino di paglia.
 
Traduzioni aggiuntive
EnglishItaliano
straw adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (yellow in colour)color paglia agg invar
  biondo agg
 Tim was wearing a straw jacket.
 Tim indossava una giacca color paglia.
straw nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (material for baskets)paglia nf
 Nina wove the straw into a basket.
 Nina intrecciò la paglia in un cestino.
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WordReference English-Italiano Dictionary © 2016:

Compound Forms/Forme composte
EnglishItaliano
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
straw colored,
straw-colored (US),
straw coloured,
straw-coloured (UK)
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(hair: golden yellow)giallo paglierino loc agg
the last straw l'ultima goccia nf
wheat-straw paglia di grano
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