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Spanish translation of “straight”

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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