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Collins

straight off

  

      adv  
Informal   without deliberation or hesitation  
tell me the answer straight off     
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straight  
      adj  
1    not curved or crooked; continuing in the same direction without deviating  
2    straightforward, outright, or candid  
a straight rejection     
3    even, level, or upright in shape or position  
4    in keeping with the facts; accurate  
5    honest, respectable, or reliable  
6    accurate or logical  
straight reasoning     
7    continuous; uninterrupted  
8    (esp. of an alcoholic drink) undiluted; neat  
9    not crisp, kinked, or curly  
straight hair     
10    correctly arranged; orderly  
11    (of a play, acting style, etc.) straightforward or serious  
12      (Journalism)   (of a story, article, etc.) giving the facts without unnecessary embellishment  
13      (U.S.)   sold at a fixed unit price irrespective of the quantity sold  
14      (Boxing)   (of a blow) delivered with an unbent arm  
a straight left     
15    (of the cylinders of an internal-combustion engine) in line, rather than in a V-formation or in some other arrangement  
a straight eight     
16       a slang word for       heterosexual  
17    Informal   no longer owing or being owed something  
if you buy the next round we'll be straight     
18    Slang   conventional in views, customs, appearance, etc.  
19    Slang   not using narcotics; not addicted  
      adv  
20    in a straight line or direct course  
21    immediately; at once  
he came straight back     
22    in an even, level, or upright position  
23    without cheating, lying, or unreliability  
tell it to me straight     
24    continuously; uninterruptedly  
25      (U.S.)   without discount regardless of the quantity sold  
26    often foll by: out   frankly; candidly  
he told me straight out     
27    go straight  
Informal   to reform after having been dishonest or a criminal  
      n  
28    the state of being straight  
29    a straight line, form, part, or position  
30      (Brit)   a straight part of a racetrack,   (U.S. name)    straightaway  
31      (Poker)  
a    five cards that are in sequence irrespective of suit  
b    a hand containing such a sequence  
c    (as modifier)  
a straight flush     
32    Slang   a conventional person  
33    Slang   a heterosexual  
34    Slang   a cigarette containing only tobacco, without marijuana, etc.  
     (C14: from the past participle of Old English streccan to stretch)  
  straightly      adv  
  straightness      n  


back straight  
      n   a straight part of a circuit, esp. of an athletics track, furthest from the finishing point  
home straight  
      n  
1      (Horse racing)   the section of a racecourse forming the approach to the finish  
2    the final stage of an undertaking or journey,   (Also (chiefly U.S.))    home stretch  
straight and narrow  
      n  
Informal   the proper, honest, and moral path of behaviour  
     (perhaps an alteration of strait and narrow, an allusion to Matthew 7:14: ``strait is the gate, and narrow is the way, which leadeth unto life'')  
straight angle  
      n   an angle of 180°  
straight-arm  
      adj  
1      (Rugby)   (of a tackle) performed with the arm fully extended  
      vb  
2    tr   to ward off (an opponent) with the arm outstretched  
straight arm lift  
      n   a wrestling attack, in which a wrestler twists his opponent's arm against the joint and lifts him by it, often using his shoulder as a fulcrum  
straight arrow  
      n  
Informal     (chiefly U.S.)  
a    a clean-living and honest person  
b    (as modifier)  
a straight-arrow cop     
straight bat  
      n  
1      (Cricket)   a bat held vertically  
2      (Brit)  
informal   honest or honourable behaviour  
straight chain  
      n  
a    an open chain of atoms in a molecule with no attached side chains  
b    (as modifier)  
a straight-chain hydrocarbon        (Compare)        branched chain  
straight chair  
      n   a straight-backed side chair  
straight face  
      n   a serious facial expression, esp. one that conceals the impulse to laugh  
  straight-faced      adj  
straight fight  
      n   a contest between two candidates only  
straight flush  
      n   (in poker) five consecutive cards of the same suit  
straight joint  
      n   a vertical joint in brickwork that is directly above a vertical joint in the course below  
straight-laced  
      adj      a variant spelling of       strait-laced  
straight-line  
      n   modifier  
1    (of a machine) having components that are arranged in a row or that move in a straight line when in operation  
2    of or relating to a method of depreciation whereby equal charges are made against gross profit for each year of an asset's expected life  
straight man  
      n   a subsidiary actor who acts as stooge to a comedian  
straight off  
      adv  
Informal   without deliberation or hesitation  
tell me the answer straight off     
straight-out  
      adj  
Informal  
1    complete; thoroughgoing  
2    frank or honest  
straight razor  
      n      another name for       cut-throat       2  
straight ticket  
      n     (U.S.)   a ballot for all the candidates of one and only one political party  
   Compare       split ticket  
straight up  
      sentence substitute     (Brit)  
slang   honestly; truly; exactly  

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Collins

straight

  

      adj  
1    direct, near, short, undeviating, unswerving  
2    aligned, erect, even, horizontal, in line, level, perpendicular, plumb, right, smooth, square, true, upright, vertical  
3    blunt, bold, candid, downright, forthright, frank, honest, outright, plain, point-blank, straightforward, unqualified, upfront     (informal)  
4    above board, accurate, authentic, decent, equitable, fair, fair and square, honest, honourable, just, law-abiding, reliable, respectable, trustworthy, upright  
5    arranged, in order, neat, orderly, organized, put to rights, shipshape, sorted out, tidy  
6    consecutive, continuous, nonstop, running, solid, successive, sustained, through, uninterrupted, unrelieved  
7      (slang)   bourgeois, conservative, conventional, orthodox, Pooterish, square     (informal)   traditional  
8    neat, pure, unadulterated, undiluted, unmixed  
      adv  
9    as the crow flies, at once, directly, immediately, instantly  
10    candidly, frankly, honestly, in plain English, point-blank, pulling no punches     (informal)   with no holds barred  
  
Antonyms     
,       adj  
1    circuitous, indirect, roundabout, winding, zigzag  
2    askew, bent, crooked, curved, skewwhiff     (Brit. informal)   twisted, uneven  
3    ambiguous, cryptic, equivocal, evasive, indirect, vague  
4    bent     (slang)   crooked     (informal)   dishonest, dishonourable, shady     (informal)   unlawful  
5    confused, disorderly, disorganized, in disarray, messy, untidy  
6    broken, discontinuous, interrupted, non-consecutive  
7      (slang)   cool, fashionable, trendy     (Brit. informal)   voguish  

Diccionario de inglés sinónimos  

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exp.
telling someone to fight you."do sth !"
[Slang]
v.
wave hand as a sign of rejection, disapproval or lack of interest
v.
to depend on something or on someone to cover the basic expenses
E.g.: He lived off the money he inherited from his father while he had been working as a volunteer.
exp.
expression meaning that a situation is no longer certain or predictable and that anything can happen
originating from horse racing where "all bets are off" indicated that bets already made were null due to various unpredicted factors
exp.
live without being connected to one of more public utilities (such as water, electric power)
exp.
laughing my fucking ass off
[Slang];[Arg.]
exp.
mislead someone; deliberately provide wrong information to forbid someone from knowing the truth
E.g.: They are no longer in town, but hey left their car in front of the house just to put everybody off the scent.
exp.
get well with someone from the very beginning of the relationship
used when referring to romantic relationship, but also in a larger meaning: He hit it off with his teacher; he will continue taking classes with her.
id.
to attempt or take on a task that is way to big and beyond one's capability
I wonder if that craftsman will be able to fulfil the three commitments he took on at the same time; in my opinion he bites off more than he can chew!
v.
make an obscene and offensive gesture at someone by closing one's fist and extending one's middle finger upwards, interpreted as"Sod off!"; [US] flip (sb) off / flip (sb) the bird
Ex.: he has an unfortunate tendency and somewhat dangerous habit of giving the finger to motorists who cut in front of him.
exp.
go away idiot, fool ; leave me alone idiot, fool ; fuck you idiot, fool ; fuck off idiot, fool.
[Slang];[Vulg.]
v.
talk incessantly ; be very talkative/voluble ; be a chatterbox
[UK] [informal] Ex: When it comes to Pink Floyd, his all-time favorite band, he can talk the hind legs off a donkey!
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