How to say straight in French streɪt

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droit; raide

straight(adjective)

not bent or curved

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

(tout) droit; directement

straight(adverb)

in a straight, not curved, line; directly

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

franc

straight(adjective)

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

Give me a straight answer!

tout droit

straight(adverb)

immediately, without any delay

He went straight home after the meeting.

droit

straight(adjective)

properly or levelly positioned

Your tie isn't straight.

franc-jeu

straight(adverb)

honestly or fairly

You're not playing (= behaving) straight.

ligne droite

straight(noun)

the straight part of something, eg of a racecourse

He's in the final straight.

en ordre; clairement

straight(adjective)

correct and tidy

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

sans eau, sec

straight(adjective)

(of drinks) not mixed

a straight gin.

impassible

straight(adjective)

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

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

dramatique

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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