Definition of 'straight'
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These go straight to the right brain and are hard to argue with. Training with N.L.P. (1994)We have been attempting to add curl to straight hair for thousands of years. The Sun (2006)Instead of twisting and turning he flew straight along. FIGHTER BOYS: Saving Britain 1940 (2003)No wonder they were trying to elude the tackler rather than crash straight into him. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Yet somehow it also led straight downhill. Scottish Voices 1745-1960 (1990)This is not a pool that anyone is going to charge straight through without being checked. Times, Sunday Times (2014)What do politicians think will happen when they refuse to give a straight answer? Times, Sunday Times (2015)My face was too well known and it was difficult for me to get a straight job. The Sun (2013)This straighter track and longer trip will suit. The Sun (2011)We must have a drink straight away. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)The light fixtures were the old style that directed the light straight up. Christianity Today (2000)You might find you can go straight into a job and work from the ground up. Times, Sunday Times (2015)We watched the video five times straight. Times, Sunday Times (2011)We are happy to put the record straight and apologise for the error. The Sun (2013)Your body should form a straight line from your fingertips to your right foot. The Sun (2011)Yet this notion of a straight choice having to be made is confusing. Times, Sunday Times (2008)They kept looking straight ahead and did not lock eyes with him. The Sun (2011)Relax your shoulders so they are away from your ears and keep your spine straight. Times, Sunday Times (2015)We are happy to set the record straight. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Use scissors to round off the straight edge at each end. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The second direction Sunday night can go is straight comfort food. Times, Sunday Times (2012)They were not introduced to Britain for the taste of their meat but because they f ly straight, slow and low. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Translations for 'straight'
British English: straight /streɪt/ ADJECTIVE
A straight line or edge continues in the same direction and does not bend or curve.
Keep the boat in a straight line.
- American English: straight
- Arabic: مُسْتَقيم
- Brazilian Portuguese: reto
- Chinese: 直的
- Croatian: ravan
- Czech: rovný
- Danish: lige
- Dutch: recht
- European Spanish: recto
- Finnish: suora
- French: droit pas courbé
- German: gerade
- Greek: ευθύς
- Italian: dritto
- Japanese: まっすぐな
- Korean: 똑바른
- Norwegian: rett
- Polish: prosty równy
- European Portuguese: reto
- Romanian: drept
- Russian: прямой
- Spanish: recto
- Swedish: rak
- Thai: ตรง
- Turkish: doğru çizgi
- Ukrainian: прямий
- Vietnamese: thẳng
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