Last modified on 7 October 2013, at 10:19

draw the short straw

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draw the short straw

  1. To select the shortest straw or other object while drawing straws.
  2. (idiomatic) To be selected to do an undesirable task (by drawing the shortest straw or otherwise).
    I drew the short straw and got stuck doing the whole project alone.

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