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The attack on the Capitol, however, was the last straw for many still hoping to lay eyes on history.Inaugurations are highly anticipated events in D.C. Now people must watch from their couches.|Emily Davies|January 20, 2021|Washington Post
When she discovers that he and Marina are planning to have a quickie marriage in Scotland, it’s the last straw.‘Bridgerton’ dropped several clues about Lady Whistledown’s identity. Did they add up?|Bethonie Butler|January 6, 2021|Washington Post
The pandemic is the last straw for some San Francisco-based tech leaders.
A group of Episcopal Church members found that to be something of a last straw.Peer coaches work to address covid-19, other health disparities in Baltimore|Meredith Cohn|November 8, 2020|Washington Post
The last straw came in January, when Chase took the gang to Las Vegas.
In the last year, her fusion exercise class has attracted a cult following and become de rigueur among the celebrity set.How Taryn Toomey’s ‘The Class’ Became New York’s Latest Fitness Craze|Lizzie Crocker|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
A Charlie Hebdo reporter said that security provision had been relaxed in the last month or so and the police car disappeared.
What criticisms of last season did you find helpful, and not so helpful?‘Archer’ Creator Adam Reed Spills Season 6 Secrets, From Surreal Plotlines to Life Post-ISIS|Marlow Stern|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Drugeon survived an airstrike last year and is believed to be still at large, officials have said.
As of Thursday night, the brothers remained on the loose, last seen in northern France.
Among the Perpendicular additions to the church last named may be noted a very beautiful oaken rood-screen.
It seems very strange that I shall actually know Liszt at last, after hearing of him so many years.Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
Poor Squinty ran and tried to hide under the straw, for he knew the boy was talking about him.Squinty the Comical Pig|Richard Barnum
The strains of the syren at last woke her uncle, and brought back Miss Hood, who suggested that it was late.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
Dick was at the wharf, one day last week, when one of the up river boats arrived.