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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.
Translations of “straight arrow”
in Chinese (Traditional) 正直而坦率的人…
in Chinese (Simplified) 正直而坦率的人…
(Definition of straight arrow from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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