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a drowning man will clutch at a straw

a drown man will clutch at a straw
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ey droun man wil kluhch at ey straw]
    • /eɪ draʊn mæn wɪl klʌtʃ æt eɪ strɔ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ey droun man wil kluhch at ey straw]
    • /eɪ draʊn mæn wɪl klʌtʃ æt eɪ strɔ/

Definition of a drowning man will clutch at a straw words

  • noun a drowning man will clutch at a straw when hope of success is fading, people will try anything, no matter how unlikely it is that it will provide a solution 3

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a drowning man will clutch at a straw popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 85% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

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