My last straw meaning - French idioms

The last straw that broke the camel's back What's the meaning of the phrase 'The last straw'? The final minor irritation; one last superfluous item.

A variation of this phrase is the final straw.

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Ella: I could take one or two complaints but not constant whining! When she showed up late a third time, that was the straw that broke the camel's back.

The last straw

What does last straw mean? definition, meaning and audio pronunciation (Free English Language Dictionary)

A shortening of the proverb "it is the last straw that breaks the camel's back.

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This term is a shortening of the straw that broke the camel's back, which conveys a vivid image of an overloaded animal being given one slight additional weight.
With a single piece of straw, it is so light that the camel can likely not feel it at all.
The relationship had been in trouble for a while and Jack's behaviour that night was just the final straw.

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    the last straw The final problem, setback, or source of irritation in a series that causes one to finally lose patience or for something to stop working. A shortening of the proverb it is the last straw that breaks the camel's back. I've been a good sport about letting Tom share the credit for my work, but this is the last straw!
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    Also known as ‘The Final Straw,’ the phrase ‘The Last Straw’ is used to describe the last of a series of undesirable or unpleasant events that makes you come to the realization that you can no longer accept a situation that has been worsening for a while. You can use the idiom ‘The Last Straw’ when something is deemed to be the last in a line of unacceptable occurrences.
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    Last Straw Meaning Definition: The final problem or negative event in a string of bad events that makes a person decide they can’t take any more. A variation of this phrase is the final straw. Origin of the Last Straw This expression comes from the longer expression the straw that broke the camel’s back.
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    The point where stress, anger, or some other emotion takes over, may result in insanity, suicide, murder, or mall/school shootings.
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    It was the last straw, but Martin gripped the arms of his chair and talked and listened for half an hour. (Martin Eden, by Jack London) She was pretty and soft, but she weighed one hundred and twenty pounds—a lusty last straw to the load dragged by the weak and starving animals. (The Call of the Wild, by Jack London)
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