Idiom: Straw man
Meaning: A straw man is a weak argument that is easily defeated. It can also be a person who is used as to give an illegal or inappropriate activity an appearance of respectability.Country: International English | Subject Area: Men & women | Usage Type: Both or All Words Used
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- Take a straw poll
- The short straw
- Last straw
- Man of straw
- Straw that broke the camel's back
- Draw the shortest straw
- Straw poll
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