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Strohhalm {m} straw [listen]

Strohhalme {pl} straws

Trinkhalm {m}; Trinkröhrchen {n}; Strohhalm {m} [ugs.] drinking straw; straw [listen]

Trinkhalme {pl}; Trinkröhrchen {pl}; Strohhalme {pl} drinking straws; straws

nach jedem Strohhalm greifen; sich an jeden Strohhalm klammern {v} [übtr.] to clutch/grasp at straws [fig.]

Ich glaubte nicht, dass es klappen würde, aber in dieser Situation klammerte ich mich an jeden Strohhalm. I didn't think it would work out, but at that point I was grasping at straws.
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