How to say straight in German streɪt

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gerade, glatt

straight(adjective)

not bent or curved

a straight line; straight (= not curly) hair; That line is not straight.

gerade(wegs)

straight(adverb)

in a straight, not curved, line; directly

His route went straight across the desert; She can't steer straight; Keep straight on.

ehrlich

straight(adjective)

(of a person, his behaviour etc) honest, frank and direct

Give me a straight answer!

direkt

straight(adverb)

immediately, without any delay

He went straight home after the meeting.

ordentlich

straight(adjective)

properly or levelly positioned

Your tie isn't straight.

anständig

straight(adverb)

honestly or fairly

You're not playing (= behaving) straight.

die Gerade

straight(noun)

the straight part of something, eg of a racecourse

He's in the final straight.

ordentlich

straight(adjective)

correct and tidy

I'll never get this house straight!; Now let's get the facts straight!

pur

straight(adjective)

(of drinks) not mixed

a straight gin.

nicht verzogen

straight(adjective)

(of a face, expression etc) not smiling or laughing

You should keep a straight face while you tell a joke.

konventionell

straight(adjective)

(of an actor) playing normal characters, or (of a play) of the ordinary type– not a musical or variety show.


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