Definition of 'on the straight and narrow'
Example sentences containing 'on the straight and narrow'
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They know right from wrong and they need an equally smart owner to keep them on the straight and narrow. Times, Sunday Times (2017)She keeps me on the straight and narrow. The Sun (2013)It was a case of keeping us on the straight and narrow. The Sun (2011)Partners often hope that the strength of their love can keep their lover on the straight and narrow. The Sun (2010)Police and public together are going to have their work cut out keeping social networks on the straight and narrow. The Sun (2011)My mum and coach keep me on the straight and narrow but a lot of it has to come from me. Times, Sunday Times (2009)At least then they would be part of a social structure that would keep them more on the straight and narrow. Times, Sunday Times (2010)We're here to help keep you on the straight and narrow when it comes to resolutions. The Sun (2016)But it wasn't enough to keep them entirely on the straight and narrow. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He says he thinks it is gardening that keeps him on the straight and narrow, as it were. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He aims to instil virtues of trust, discipline and respect designed to keep them on the straight and narrow. The Sun (2009)Oxlade-Chamberlain credits his parents with keeping him on the straight and narrow path to stardom and giving him the extra push to become a top player. Times, Sunday Times (2015)And they will be supervised by mentors for 12 months after they leave jail to keep them on the straight and narrow. The Sun (2013)Stay within sensible limits in future and remember the misery you now feel to keep you on the straight and narrow once you're married. The Sun (2009)
Definition of on the straight and narrow from the Collins English Dictionary
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