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straight arrow

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someone who is very honest and careful to behave in a socially acceptable way: Friends described Menendez as a straight arrow who rarely drank and was close to his family.
(Definition of straight arrow from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “straight arrow”
in Chinese (Simplified) 正直而坦率的人…
in Chinese (Traditional) 正直而坦率的人…
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