English version

straw in the wind

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishstraw in the windstraw in the windBritish EnglishPREDICT a sign of what might happen in the future There have been a few straws in the wind suggesting things might be getting a little better. straw
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straw in the windA final straw in the wind may be Tolkien's increasing desire to pull strands together.There were other straws in the wind.These various statements amounted to straws in the wind rather than a fully defined policy for ending the war.But even before 1947 there were straws in the wind.
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