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get it straight, Understand It Correctly, Get The Truth In The Matter
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keep straightTo avoid confusing or mixing up something; to keep something clear or organized.
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set straightTo correct; to make right or true.
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straight awayVery soon; quickly; immediately.
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straight faceA face that is expressionless, especially not laughing.
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straight manA member of a team of comic performers who plays a supporting role by helping to set up jokes and punch lines through engaging in preparatory dialog with the principal comedian; a foil who plays such a role in theatrical comedy.
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get something straightTo understand; to clarify.
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straight from the shoulderDone in a direct manner; blunt.
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on the straight and narrowHonest; proceeding according to rules and plans.
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straight from the horse's mouthDirectly from the source; firsthand.
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straight out of the chuteSomething done immediately, or "from the beginning". Taken from rodeo routine: the bucking bronco, or bull, or the calf for the calf-roping contest is kept in a narrow pen, a chute, until it is released and dashes out to its fate.
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rule outTo cross an item out by drawing a straight line through it, as with a ruler.
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straighten outTo make straight.
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as the crow fliesIn a straight line distance between two locations, as opposed to the road distance or over land distance.
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center fieldThe part of a baseball field which is beyond the infield and straight ahead left if you stand on home plate and face the pitcher.
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in linePositioned in a straight line.
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keep one's eye on the ballMy ethos has always been to be very straight with people, tell it as it is. It doesn't often make people happy but I found that over a period of time it's better to be that way. So being straight, also being very focused on your objectives, keep your eye on the ball and not get deflected away from it.
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second bananaA comedian who plays a secondary or supporting role, especially as straight man and traditionally in vaudeville or burlesque theatre.
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shotgunA one-story dwelling with no hallways or corridors, with the rooms arranged in a straight line. Mostly heard in the southern United States.
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