last straw


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the final irritation that stretches your patience beyond the limit

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We fully support the Last Straw campaign and its encouragement to raise awareness for positive change.
Will their matey rapport survive the arduous journey or is this the last straw for the Last Leg presenters?
Senator Alan Peter Cayetano, Duterte's reported running mate, said that the SET decision was the last straw which urged the Davao City mayor to eye the presidency.
e last straw was when I saw a mouse jump out of a cereal packet.
Research carried out in 2009 found that divorce lawyers have their busiest day of the year straight after the Christmas break, which proves the last straw.
A COVENTRY man has delved into the murky world of crime for his debut novel, The Last Straw.
It was reportedly the last straw for Selena, who is not a Miley fan by any means.
The 48-year-old, who quit his role as assistant at Wests Tigers two years ago to join Hull, guided the Airlie Birds to the Challenge Cup final but a 76-18 defeat by Huddersfield in the Super League play-offs proved the last straw for owner Adam Pearson and he was replaced by his assistant Lee Radford.
It appears the bloody brawl Justin Bieber and his buddies got into in the Hamptons recently was the last straw.
Launching his book Odd Man Out: The Last Straw, Biggs expressed sorrow over the fate of mail train driver Jack Mills, who died in 1970 having never made a full recovery after being coshed.
THE last straw for Katie Price in her doomed marriage to Alex Reid was the sight of him taking her youngest son to a cagefighting training session.
It is the owners who fund the not inconsiderable transport bills and I fear that such expenses may prove the last straw for some small owners.
UAB psychologist Josh Klapow, a professor in the School of Public Health, says it is the last straw for travellers, who are already feeling stressed.
I think the Kennedy thing was just the last straw," Mike Spence, president of the California Republican Assembly, told the Los Angeles Times.
Soon after, Owens demanded a new contract, promised a holdout, reneged on that one and promised only to be a distraction, was sent home from training camp for bad behavior and finally - the last straw, or match - refusing to apologize to quarterback Donovan McNabb for saying the Eagles would have been better off with Brett Favre.