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English definition of “the straight and narrow”

the straight and narrow

humorous
If you keep on the straight and narrow, you behave in a way that is honest and moral: The threat of a good beating should keep him on the straight and narrow.Honesty, openness and sincerityVirtue and moral good
(Definition of the straight and narrow from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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