short end of the stick

short end of the stick
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  • short end of the stick — If someone gets the short end of the stick, they are unfairly treated or don t get what they deserve …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • short end of the stick — n. the burden, responsibility, blame, etc., for something. □ Here I am stuck with the short end of the stick again. □ I am the one who plans all this stuff, and when you jerks drop the ball, I’m left holding the short end of the stick …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • short end of the stick —    If someone gets the short end of the stick, they are unfairly treated or don t get what they deserve.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • short end of the stick — See the short end of the stick …   English idioms

  • short end of the stick — unfair, unequal treatment He always gets the short end of the stick when he is at work …   Idioms and examples

  • the short end of the stick — the worst job, the least pay, dump on    When I work with Ken, I always get the short end of the stick. He gives me the hard jobs …   English idioms

  • the short end of the stick — an outcome in which one has less advantage than others * * * the short end of the stick see ↑stick, 1 • • • Main Entry: ↑end the short end of the stick see ↑stick, 1 • • • …   Useful english dictionary

  • get the short end of the stick — get the short end (of the stick) to feel that you are being treated particularly badly in comparison with other people. When the mayor cut our budget almost in half, I felt like we were getting the short end of the stick. I always feel like I m… …   New idioms dictionary

  • get the short end of the stick — get the short end of the ˈstick idiom (NAmE) (BrE ˌdraw the short ˈstraw) to be the person in a group who is chosen or forced to perform an unpleasant duty or task Main entry: ↑shortidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • get the short end of the stick — American & Australian to suffer the bad effects of a situation. The people who get the short end of the stick are those whose income is just too high to qualify for help from the government …   New idioms dictionary

  • short end of the stick — phrasal : unfair or unfavorable treatment : a disadvantageous position …   Useful english dictionary


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