Hindi translation of 'straight'
straight /streɪt स्ट्रेइट्/
Word forms: straighter, straightest
1. adjective, adverb
If something is straight, it continues in one direction or line and does not bend or curve.
सीधा[सीधी]/सीधे रूप से
Keep the boat in a straight line.
She looked straight at me.
He couldn't walk straight.
a straight line/road/path/edge/wall
OPPOSITEScurvy, curved, bent, wavy, twisted
If you go straight to a place, you go there immediately.
We went straight to the experts for advice.
We'll go to the meeting and come straight back.
3. adjective before noun
A straight choice or a straight fight involves only two people or things.
सीधा या प्रत्यक्ष
It's a straight choice between low-paid jobs and no jobs.
4. adjective, adverb
If you are straight with someone, you speak to them honestly.
साफ-साफ/साफ-साफ तरीके से
Can't you give me a straight answer?
If you're doing something wrong, he'll tell you straight.
If you describe someone as straight, you mean that they are heterosexual rather than homosexual.[informal]
Marty describes herself as a straight female.
If you get something straight, you make sure that you understand it properly or that someone else does.
You need to get your facts straight.
Let's get this straight: I didn't lunch with her.
7. a straight face → see face
8. to set the record straight → see record
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Example Sentences Including 'straight'
Lirael flinched and stepped back as a dark shape swooped past, straight through the falling snow.LIRAEL: DAUGHTER OF THE CLAYR (2001)
For a fraction of a second we are heading straight for each other.CASCADES - THE DAY OF THE DEAD (2001)
She just ran in an absolutely straight line, crashing through the flowers, daisy petals exploding in a cloud around her.LIRAEL: DAUGHTER OF THE CLAYR (2001)
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'straight' in Other Languages
- Arabic: مُسْتَقيم
- Brazilian Portuguese: reto reta
- Chinese: 直的
- Croatian: ravan ravna
- Czech: rovný
- Danish: lige
- Dutch: recht
- European Spanish: recto recta
- Finnish: suora
- French: droit pas courbé
- German: gerade
- Greek: ευθύς ευθεία
- Italian: dritto dritta
- Japanese: まっすぐな
- Korean: 똑바른
- Norwegian: rett
- Polish: prosty prostarówny
- Portuguese: reto recta
- Romanian: drept drept, dreaptă, drepți, drepte
- Russian: прямой прямая
- Spanish: recto recta
- Swedish: rak rakt
- Thai: ตรง
- Turkish: doğru çizgi
- Ukrainian: прямий
- Vietnamese: thẳng
Translation of straight from the Collins English to Hindi Dictionary