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straight /streit/
  • tính từ
    • thẳng
      • straight line: đường thẳng
      • straight hair: tóc thẳng, tóc không quăn
      • straight as a post: thẳng như cái cột
    • thẳng, thẳng thắn, chân thật
      • straight speaking: nói thẳng
      • to be perfectly straight in one's dealings: rất chân thật trong việc đối xử
    • ngay ngắn, đều
      • to put things straight: sắp xếp mọi vật cho ngay ngắn
      • to put a room straight: xếp một căn phòng cho ngăn nắp thứ tự
    • a straight race
      • cuộc đua hào hứng
    • a straight tip
      • lời mách nước từ nguồn tin đáng tin cậy (đua ngựa)
    • a whisky straight
      • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ) rượu uytky không pha
    • to vote the straight ticket
      • bỏ phiếu cho danh sách ứng cử viên đảng mình
  • phó từ
    • thẳng, suốt
      • to go straight: đi thẳng
      • he came straight from home: anh ấy đi thẳng từ nhà đến đây
    • thẳng, thẳng thừng
      • I told it him straight out: tôi nói thẳng với anh ta về vấn đề đó
    • đúng, đúng đắn, chính xác
      • to see straight: nhìn đúng
      • to shoot straight: bắn trúng
    • (từ cổ,nghĩa cổ) ngay lập tức
    • straight away
      • ngay lập tức, không chậm trễ
    • straight off
      • không do dự
    • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ) (như) straight away
    • danh từ
      • sự thẳng
        • to be out of the straight: không thẳng, cong
      • chỗ thẳng, đoạn thẳng
      • (đánh bài) suốt (một bộ năm con liên tiếp, trong bài xì)
    Concise Dictionary
    +a heterosexual person; someone having a sexual orientation to persons of the opposite sex
    +a poker hand with 5 consecutive cards (regardless of suit)
    +a straight segment of a roadway or racecourse
    +successive (without a break)
    +having no deviations
    +(of hair) having no waves or curls
    +erect in posture
    +right; in keeping with the facts
    +characterized by honesty and fairness
    +no longer coiled
    +free from curves or angles
    +neatly arranged; not disorderly
    +not homosexual
    +accurately fitted; level
    +without evasion or compromise
    +without water
    +following a correct or logical method
    +rigidly conventional or old-fashioned
    +without deviation
    +in a forthright manner; candidly or frankly
    +in a straight line; in a direct course

    Thesaurus Dictionary
    1 direct, unbending, undeviating, uncurved, regular, linear:
    The tracks are straight for as far as the eye can see.
    2 erect, vertical, upright, upstanding, perpendicular; plumb:
    Stop slouching and stand up straight. He stood straight as a ramrod.
    3 even, square, true, right, flat, smooth, horizontal, level:
    Are you sure that the billiard table is straight?
    4 honest, frank, straightforward, direct, forthright, legitimate, (fair and) square, fair, equitable, just, above-board, upright, respectable, decent, trustworthy, honourable, dependable, reliable, Colloq upfront:
    Sternway seems to be perfectly straight in his business dealings.
    5 unequivocal, unambiguous, straightforward, candid, plain, simple, explicit, blunt, unembellished, unelaborated, unqualified, outright, accurate:
    The straight facts are given in this article. The police cannot get a straight story out of him as to his whereabouts last night.
    6 direct, point-blank, straightforward, straight from the shoulder, candid, outright, plain, frank, no-nonsense:
    Do you mind answering a straight question?
    7 shipshape, orderly, neat, tidy, in order, arranged, organized, sorted out, spruce, straightened out:
    I wish Leonard would put his room straight before the guests arrive.
    8 sober, staid, sedate, serious, unsmiling, unemotional, impassive, emotionless, taciturn, composed, mask-like:
    It was impossible to keep a straight face during the school play.
    9 undiluted, neat, unmixed, pure, unadulterated, uncut, unmodified, unaltered, unalloyed:
    He likes his whisky straight.
    10 even, square, settled, straightened out, agreed:
    The account will be straight when Dick makes the last payment.
    11 heterosexual, normal, Slang hetero:
    Till Evelyn came out of the closet, I thought he was straight.
    12 directly, right, undeviatingly, unswervingly; as the crow flies, in a beeline:
    I should have known she would go straight to the police.
    13 (straight) ahead:
    Go straight for a mile and you'll see it on the right.
    14 Sometimes, straight out. directly, unequivocally, unambiguously, forthrightly, straightforwardly, point-blank, candidly, plainly, simply, in plain or simple English, explicitly, outright, honestly, accurately:
    Just give me the story straight, without beating about the bush.
    15 Often, straight away or off. immediately, at once, without delay, instantly, summarily, directly, right (away or off), right off the bat, promptly, Colloq p.d.q. (= 'pretty damned quick'):
    She went back to work straight after having the baby. I told him straight off to leave town.
    16 straight up. without ice:
    I like my gin straight up.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    adverb, adjective, noun
    + adverb (straighter, straightest)
    not in curve
    1 not in a curve or at an angle; in a straight line: Keep straight on for two miles. + Can you stretch your arms out straighter? + He was too tired to walk straight. + I can't shoot straight (= accurately). + She looked me straight in the eye.
    2 by a direct route; immediately: Come straight home after school. + I was so tired I went straight to bed. + She went straight from college to a top job. + I'm going to the library straight after the class. + I'll come straight to the point-your work isn't good enough.
    in level / correct position
    3 in or into a level or upright position; in or into the correct position: Sit up straight! + She pulled her hat straight.
    4 honestly and directly: I told him straight that I didn't like him. + Are you playing straight with me?
    without interruption
    5 continuously without interruption: They had been working for 16 hours straight.
    Idioms: go straight (informal) to stop being a criminal and live an honest life
    play it straight to be honest and not try to deceive sb
    straight away immediately; without delay: I'll do it straight away.
    straight from the shoulder if you say sth straight from the shoulder, you are being very honest and direct, even if what you are saying is critical
    straight off / out (informal) without hesitating: She asked him straight off what he thought about it all.
    straight up (BrE, spoken, informal) used to ask if what sb has said is true or to emphasize that what you have said is true: I saw it-straight up!
    more at THINK v.
    + adjective (straighter, straightest)
    without curves
    1 without a bend or curve; going in one direction only: a straight line / road + long straight hair (= without curls) + a boat sailing in a straight line + straight-backed chairs
    2 not fitting close to the body and not curving away from the body: a straight skirt
    aim / blow
    3 going directly to the correct place: a straight punch to the face
    in level / correct position
    4 positioned in the correct way; level, upright or parallel to sth: Is my tie straight?
    clean / neat
    5 [not usually before noun] clean and neat, with everything in the correct place: It took hours to get the house straight.
    6 honest and direct: a straight answer to a straight question + I don't think you're being straight with me. + It's time for some straight talking. + You can trust Ben-he's (as) straight as a die (= completely honest).
    7 [only before noun] simple; involving only two clear choices: It was a straight choice between taking the job and staying out of work. + (BrE) The election was a straight fight between the two main parties.
    actor / play
    8 [only before noun] (of an actor or a play) not connected with COMEDY or musical theatre, but with serious theatre
    without interruption
    9 [only before noun] one after another in a series, without interruption: The team has had five straight wins.
    alcoholic drink
    10 (AmE) (BrE neat) not mixed with water or anything else
    normal / boring
    11 (informal) you can use straight to describe a person who is normal and ordinary, but who you consider dull and boring
    12 (informal) HETEROSEXUAL
    Antonym: GAY
    straightness noun [U]
    Idioms: (earn / get) straight A's (especially AmE) (to get) the best marks/grades in all your classes: a straight A student
    get sth straight to make a situation clear; to make sure that you or sb else understands the situation: Let's get this straight-you really had no idea where he was?
    a straight face if you keep a straight face, you do not laugh or smile, although you find sth funny
    See also - STRAIGHT-FACED
    put / set sb straight (about / on sth) to correct sb's mistake; to make sure that sb knows the correct facts when they have had the wrong idea or impression
    the straight and narrow (informal) the honest and morally acceptable way of living: His wife is trying to keep him on the straight and narrow.
    more at RAMROD, RECORD n.
    + noun
    1 (informal) a person who has sexual relationships with people of the opposite sex, rather than the same sex: gays and straights
    of road / track
    2 (AmE also straightaway) a straight part of a RACETRACK or road
    See also - THE HOME STRAIGHT
    Collocation Dictionary

    1 not bent or curved


    be, look | become | stay | keep sth
    Keep your back absolutely straight.


    absolutely, completely, dead, perfectly
    Keep going in a dead straight line. His teeth were white and perfectly straight.
    | almost, more or less, nearly, practically | fairly, relatively

    2 level/upright


    be, look | hang sth, put sth
    Can you hang that sign straight for me?


    absolutely, completely, perfectly, quite | almost, more or less, nearly

    3 tidy/in order


    be | get sth, put sth
    I'm trying to get the house straight before the weekend. She tidied up and put the ornaments straight.

    4 honest and truthful


    I think he was pretty straight with me.


    absolutely, completely, totally | fairly, pretty


    Are you being completely straight with her?

    5 clear/understood


    be | get sth


    Let's get this absolutely straight.

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