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成句play straight with ...
成句straight away [off]
成句straight from the shoulder
straight (as an arrow)
From Middle English streight, streght, streiȝt, the past participle of strecchen (“to stretch”), from 古期英語 streċċan (過去分詞 ġestreaht, ġestreht), from Proto-West Germanic *strakkjan (“to stretch”). Doublet of straught.
- Not crooked or bent; having a constant direction throughout its length. [from 14thc.]
- 1811, Jane Austen, Sense and Sensibility:
- 1907 August, Robert W[illiam] Chambers, chapter IX, in The Younger Set, New York, N.Y.: D. Appleton & Company, OCLC 24962326:
- 2011 March 22, Adharanand Finn, The Guardian:
- (of a path, trajectory, etc.) Direct, undeviating. [from 15thc.]
- 1913, John Fox, Jr., The Kentuckians, page 185:
- 2013 June 29, “Travels and travails”, in The Economist, volume 407, number 8842, page 55:
- Even without hovering drones, a lurking assassin, a thumping score and a denouement, the real-life story of Edward Snowden, a rogue spy on the run, could be straight out of the cinema. But, as with Hollywood, the subplots and exotic locations may distract from the real message: America’s discomfort and its foes’ glee.
- Perfectly horizontal or vertical; not diagonal or oblique. [from 17thc.]
- (cricket) Describing the bat as held so as not to incline to either side; on, or near a line running between the two wickets. [from 19thc.]
- Direct in communication; unevasive, straightforward. [from 19thc.]
- Free from dishonesty; honest, law-abiding. [from 16th c.]
- Serious rather than comedic.
- 1988, Ed Gould, Entertaining Canadians: Canada's international stars, 1900-1988, Cappis Pr Pub Ltd (→ISBN):
- 2004, Tammy Ravas, Peter Schickele: A Bio-bibliography, Greenwood Publishing Group (→ISBN):
- 2005, Bob McCabe, The Rough Guide to Comedy Movies, Rough Guides Limited:
- In proper order; as it should be. [from 19thc.]
- In a row, in unbroken sequence; consecutive. [from 19thc.]
- (tennis) Describing the sets in a match of which the winner did not lose a single set. [from 19thc.]
- (US, politics) Making no exceptions or deviations in one's support of the organization and candidates of a political party.
- (US, politics) Containing the names of all the regularly nominated candidates of a party and no others.
- a straight ballot
- (colloquial) Conventional, mainstream, socially acceptable. [from 20thc.]
- 1971 March 18, Timothy Crouse, “Don Eyles: Extra! Weird-Looking Freak Saves Apollo 14!”, in Rolling Stone:
- 1998, Eileen Fitzpatrick & Dominic Pride, Billboard, 17 October 1998:
- 2007, Tracy Quan, Diary of a Manhattan Call Girl: A Novel, New York, N.Y.: Crown Publishers, →ISBN:
- "When you say he's a straight guy, you mean […]?" I held up my left hand as if it were a shield and spun my ring around. I told her: "He works on Wall Street. […] He wouldn't understand my business. He's always had a straight job. His entire life he's been so – so normal that he doesn't even know how normal he is. […] He doesn't know I'm a hooker. I'm pretending to be a straight chick. And it's working! And that makes him a straight guy. It's ... I feel like Dr. Frankenhooker."
- (colloquial) Heterosexual.
- 1997, Laura Harris; Elizabeth Crocker, Femme: Feminists, Lesbians, and Bad Girls, New York, N.Y.: Routledge, →ISBN, page 196:
- We only appear straight for the first five seconds. Just walking down the street, in the diner, or at the boardwalk, we hear, "Is she a man? Is she a woman? If she is a straight woman, what is she doing with this gay man?" We check in with each other. "What do you think, is it okay? I think we should go. I think we should cross over to the other side. Danger."
- 2003, Helen Boyd, My Husband Betty: Love, Sex, and Life with a Crossdresser, New York, N.Y.: Thunder's Mouth Press, →ISBN, page 187:
- 2007, Layla Kumari, The Guardian, 17 September:
- 2012, Wheeler Winston Dixon, Straight: Constructions of Heterosexuality in the Cinema, Albany, N.Y.: State University of New York Press, →ISBN, page 1:
- Every other mode of social discourse is "other," whether it be termed gay (または the newly acceptable queer), bisexual, or asexual, or embodied in the concept of the spinster, the confirmed bachelor, the old maid, or the same-sex couple who will never fit into the "straight" world, and doesn't or don't want to. The state of nonstraightness is essentially suspect; it is not seen as "right [or] correct."
- (colloquial, of a romantic または sexual relation) Occurring between people of opposite sex (sometimes, but only sometimes, specifically between heterosexual ones).
- 2013, Shiri Eisner, Bi: Notes for a Bisexual Revolution, Seal Press (→ISBN), page 100:
- 2015, Cara Bergstrom-Lynch, Lesbians, Gays, and Bisexuals Becoming Parents or Remaining Childfree: Confronting Social Inequalities, Lexington Books (→ISBN), page 6:
- For more quotations using this term, see Citations:straight.
- (colloquial) Not using alcohol, drugs, etc. [from 20thc.]
- (fashion) Not plus size; thin.
- (rare, now chiefly religion) Strait; narrow.
- (obsolete) Stretched out; fully extended. [15th-16thc.]
- (slang) Thorough; utter; unqualified.
- Of spirits: undiluted, unmixed; neat. [from 19thc.]
- (sciences, mathematics) Concerning the property allowing the parallel-transport of vectors along a course that keeps tangent vectors remain tangent vectors throughout that course (a course which is straight, a straight curve, is a geodesic).
- damn straight
- get something straight
- go straight
- play it straight
- scare straight
- straight A
- straight and narrow
- straight arm / straight-arm
- straight as an arrow
- straightaway, straight away
- straight bat
- straight dinkum
- straightedge / straight edge
- straight engine
- straight face
- straight flush
- straightforward / straight-forward
- straight from the horse's mouth
- straight from the shoulder
- straight goods
- straight hit
- straight line
- straight man
- straight, no chaser
- straight out of the chute
- straight shooter
- straight ticket
- straight up
- Of a direction relative to the subject, precisely; as if following a direct line.
- Directly; without pause, delay or detour.
- Continuously; without interruption or pause.
- Of speech or information, without prevarication or holding back; directly; straightforwardly; plainly.
- Something that is not crooked or bent such as a part of a road or track.
- 2009, Robert Newton, Runner, New York, N.Y.: Alfred A. Knopf, →ISBN, page 191:
- 2011, Gene W. Zepp, 24 Heures Du Mans, [S.l.]: Xlibris, →ISBN, page 19:
- Seppi started the engine, then shifted first gear and sped away into second, then third and fourth gear. Frank heard the roar of the Porsche's engine further down the straight and the back short straight. He held a stopwatch in his hand, waiting for him to come up into the straight from the hairpin curve.
- (poker) Five cards in sequence.
- (colloquial) A heterosexual.
- (slang) A normal person; someone in mainstream society.
- 2014, Tribbe, Matthew D., “Turning a Miracle into a Bummer”, in No Requiem for the Space Age, →ISBN, page 150:
- More importantly, Blows Against the Empire […] more than any other work revealed the split vision towards space exploration among many in the counter-culture: a romantic vision of the freedom offered by space that had been fostered by a lifetime of science fiction consumption, immersion in a technological society, the countercultural yearning for speed and “the road,” and, thanks to LSD and other hallucinogens, a unique preappreciation of space traveling not available to straights, versus the bland, oppressive vision of exploration offered by NASA, itself just one part of a larger destructive system that was devastating Earth and that could only offer further oppression in space, not liberation.
- (slang) A cigarette, particularly one containing tobacco instead of marijuana. [from 20th c.]
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