Crossword clues for straws
n. (plural of straw English)
Usage examples of "straws".
Since the text of those notes giving notice that Britain and France would go to war unless the German troops were withdrawn from Poland was made public the same evening, it is interesting that Mussolini, now clutching desperately at every straw - or even at straws which were not there - went ahead the next morning in a further appeal to Hitler just as if he, the Duce, did not take the Anglo-French warnings at face value.
She would beat the fillets lightly with straws so the flavor of the smoke would permeate them while they turned a golden brown.
They pick straws who have valid ID, no record, and a steady employment history, in case the gun dealer checks.
Long before the preachers had drawn straws to determine who would lead off, the Lexington fairground was much more crowded than the Lynchburg circus lot had been.
I stepped out of the doorway, so the light fell on Fergus, crouched on the floor, with straws sticking out of his hair like the Madwoman of Chaillot.
He stood then, stooped to the hearth, and pulled two straws from the basket of kindling.
But he fed them more easily than she did-and praised her ingenuity with straws and glove-fingers, although she knew that these ideas were not new, that her ingenuity was only that she was willing to think about how to keep the pups alive and then put her ideas into practice.
Every time one of the pups coughed she knew it was about to die: that due to her carelessness in thrusting straws down their throats, some milk had gone down the wrong way and produced pneumonia.
To a Europe still under the shock of the German military occupation of Austria there were several straws in the wind.
Puts a fruit bowl on his head, two straws up his nose, and goes as a Zombie!
Men usually wiped it away, women either allowed it to diffuse through their lipstick, for which the substance had a strange affinity, until the entire lip area was aglow, or else avoided all contact by drinking through straws, content to admire the glass-rim effect as one might admire an angel-less halo.