Definition of 'short straw'
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`I gather you chose the short straw and gave up the City,' he commented. HIDING FROM THE LIGHT (2001)Liz said as she switched off the engine, `Looks to me, Darren, like you've drawn the short straw. AN OLDER WOMAN (2001)DC Seymour had drawn the short straw and been left to look after the CID shop. CASCADES - THE DAY OF THE DEAD (2001)
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Used Rarely. short straw is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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