Die Übersetzung von "straight" - Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch


adjective /streit/

not bent or curved

droit; raide
a straight line
straight (= not curly) hair
That line is not straight.

(of a person, his behaviour etc) honest, frank and direct

Give me a straight answer!

properly or levelly positioned

Your tie isn’t straight.

correct and tidy

en ordre; clairement
I’ll never get this house straight!
Now let’s get the facts straight!

(of drinks) not mixed

sans eau, sec
a straight gin.

(of a face, expression etc) not smiling or laughing

You should keep a straight face while you tell a joke.

(of an actor) playing normal characters, or (of a play) of the ordinary type – not a musical or variety show.

straighten verb

to make or become straight

(re)mettre d’aplomb; devenir droit
He straightened his tie
The road curved and then straightened.
straightness noun

straightforward adjective

without difficulties or complications; simple

a straightforward task.

(of a person, his manner etc) frank and honest

a nice straightforward boy.
straightforwardly adverb

straightforwardness noun
straight talking

frank discussion.

go straight

(of a former criminal) to lead an honest life

rester dans le droit chemin
He’d had enough of prison and promised to go straight in the future.
straight away


tout de suite
Do it straight away!
straighten out/up

devenir droit; se redresser; ranger; démêler
Their house is where the lane straightens out
He was bending over his work, but straightened up when he saw me
She straightened the room up
He’s trying to straighten out the facts.
a straight fight

an election contest involving only two candidates

duel (électoral)
After months of campaigning, the presidential election has come down to a straight fight between the two men.
straight off

straight away.

tout de suite

(Die Übersetzung von "straight" von PASSWORT Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)