How to use Last-straw in a sentence

last-straw
  • These articles, harmless as they may seem to us, were the last straw that Scottish loyalty could bear.

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  • My bruised knee is the last straw and it's got to go.

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  • I went to the doctors after I collapsed at college, but it was the proverbial last straw.

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  • The man's question was the last straw - and the rest, as they say, is music history.

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  • When his Uncle Vernon's sister comes to visit the Dursley home, Harry is delivered the last straw when she begins insulting his parents.

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  • The decision also turns out to be the last straw for his wife, Dualla, who decides to leave him.

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  • The picture was the last straw.

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  • The last straw that determined action was the discovery of a paper docketed " Not to be opened till after my death," which was nothing but a railing accusation against herself.

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  • When in February the army ordnance office reported the previous month's production figures, Hitler found this the last straw.

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  • Beauty may be only skin deep, but to someone undergoing cancer treatment, losing their hair may be the last straw.

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  • It was the last straw.

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  • I think the last straw was a sunglass site that we've been working on for some time now.

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