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Translation of "straight" - English-Spanish dictionary

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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