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Translation of "straight" - English-Spanish dictionary


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
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
straightforwardness noun
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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