the straw that broke the camel's back

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the straw that broke the camel's back(
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1. (general)
a. la gota que derramó el vaso
His foul language on television was the straw that broke the camel's back. He was fired immediately.Su lenguaje asqueroso en la televisión fue la gota que derramó el vaso. Lo despidieron inmediatamente.
b. la gota que colmó el vaso
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
The straw that broke the camel's back, according to the boss, was his assistant's failure to counterattack.La gota que colmó el vaso, según el jefe, fue que su asistente no contraatacó.
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