at straws
See: GRASP AT STRAWS.

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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  • at straws — See: GRASP AT STRAWS …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • at\ straws — See: grasp at straws …   Словарь американских идиом

  • Clutching at Straws — Studio album by Marillion Released 2 …   Wikipedia

  • grasp at straws — ● straw * * * clutch/grasp/at straws phrase to try to find anything at all that will help you or give you hope in a difficult situation, when it is likely that you will find nothing She knew she was clutching at straws, thinking he might help her …   Useful english dictionary

  • clutch at straws — clutch/grasp/at straws phrase to try to find anything at all that will help you or give you hope in a difficult situation, when it is likely that you will find nothing She knew she was clutching at straws, thinking he might help her. Thesaurus:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Clutching at Straws — Album par Marillion Sortie 1987 Enregistrement Juin 1987, à Londres, aux studios Westside Durée 52 min pour la version originale, 1 h et 48 min pour la version 2 CD de 1999 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • clutch\ at\ straws — • grasp at straws • clutch at straws v. phr. To depend on something that is useless or unable to help in a time of trouble or danger; try something with little hope of succeeding. To depend on your memory without studying for a test is to grasp… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • grasp\ at\ straws — • grasp at straws • clutch at straws v. phr. To depend on something that is useless or unable to help in a time of trouble or danger; try something with little hope of succeeding. To depend on your memory without studying for a test is to grasp… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • grasp at straws — or[clutch at straws] {v. phr.} To depend on something that is useless or unable to help in a time of trouble or danger; try something with little hope of succeeding. * /To depend on your memory without studying for a test is to grasp at straws./… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • grasp at straws — or[clutch at straws] {v. phr.} To depend on something that is useless or unable to help in a time of trouble or danger; try something with little hope of succeeding. * /To depend on your memory without studying for a test is to grasp at straws./… …   Dictionary of American idioms

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