- His lawyer lost the argument, but he kept grasping at straws, naming numerous previous cases that had little to do with this one.
- A: The pastor is having a hard time answering the parishioner's question. He's grabbing at straws now.
B: He should've said "I don't know" if he didn't know the answer. Nobody knows everything.
A: That's true.
- He's not a good fit for his job and offered to take a pay cut to keep it when asked to leave his job, but he was just grabbing at straws.
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grasp/clutch/grab at straws = 垂死掙扎，可以用在抽象的情況或生理的情況，例如為擺脫困境而做的事情
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Being able to speak at the age of one, the boy has unlimted potential when he grows up.下一題 - 牛排幾分熟 f我要發問