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straight

adjective /streit/
not bent or curved
recto, liso
a straight line straight (= not curly) hair That line is not straight.
(of a person, his behaviour/behavior etc) honest, frank and direct
honrado, de confianza, sincero, franco
Give me a straight answer!
properly or levelly positioned
derecho, recto
Your tie isn’t straight.
correct and tidy
en orden, arreglado
I’ll never get this house straight! Now let’s get the facts straight!
(of drinks) not mixed
solo
a straight gin.
(of a face, expression etc) not smiling or laughing
serio
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.
serio, dramático
straighten verb to make or become straight
enderezar, poner derecho, arreglar, ordenar
He straightened his tie The road curved and then straightened.
straightness noun
rectitud
straightforward adjective without difficulties or complications; simple
sencillo
a straightforward task.
(of a person, his manner etc) frank and honest
honrado, sincero
a nice straightforward boy.
straightforwardly adverb
francamente
straightforwardness noun
franqueza
straight talking noun frank discussion.
conversación franca
go straight (of a former criminal) to lead an honest life
reformarse
He’d had enough of prison and promised to go straight in the future.
straight away adverb immediately
en seguida
Do it straight away!
straighten out phrasal verb to become straight after a bend
ponerse derecho, enderezarse
Their house is where the lane straightens out.
to make something clear
ponerse derecho, enderezarse
He’s trying to straighten out the facts.
straighten up phrasal verb to sit or stand upright after being bent
ponerse derecho, enderezarse
He was bending over his work, but straightened up when he saw me.
to tidy something
ponerse derecho, enderezarse
She straightened the room up
a straight fight noun an election contest involving only two candidates
mano a mano
After months of campaigning, the presidential election has come down to a straight fight between the two men.
straight off adverb straight away
sin pensarlo, en el acto
She realized straight off that he could not be trusted.
(Definition of straight from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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