"tonoucí se stébla chytá" meaning in Czech

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Proverb

Etymology: Literally, “a drowning person holds on to a straw”. Etymology templates: {{m-g|a drowning person holds on to a straw}} “a drowning person holds on to a straw”, {{lit|a drowning person holds on to a straw}} Literally, “a drowning person holds on to a straw” Head templates: {{head|cs|proverb|head=tonoucí se stébla chytá}} tonoucí se stébla chytá
  1. desperate times call for desperate measures (a desperate person is willing to try measures that are unlikely to succeed to get out of trouble)
    Sense id: en-tonoucí_se_stébla_chytá-cs-proverb-9eCJzYDd Categories (other): Czech proverbs

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