be straight with someone

to be honest with someone

English dictionary. 2014.

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  • be straight with someone — phrase to be honest with someone Thesaurus: to be honestsynonym Main entry: straight …   Useful english dictionary

  • straight to someone's face — straight to someone’s face phrase if you say something straight to someone’s face, you are completely honest with them even if it seems rude I told him straight to his face that I thought he was wrong. Thesaurus: talking in a direct waysynonym… …   Useful english dictionary

  • straight to someone's face — if you say something straight to someone s face, you are completely honest with them even if it seems rude I told him straight to his face that I thought he was wrong …   English dictionary

  • look straight through (someone) — look right/straight through (someone) to behave as if you do not see someone when you look at them, either because you do not notice them or because you are ignoring them. I m sure I was at school with that girl, but she just looked straight… …   New idioms dictionary

  • straight — straight1 [ streıt ] adjective ** ▸ 1 not bending/curving ▸ 2 not leaning ▸ 3 honest and true ▸ 4 information: correct ▸ 5 without interruption ▸ 6 serious ▸ 7 voting for one party ▸ 8 drink: not mixed ▸ 9 about person ▸ 10 clean and neat ▸ 11… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • straight — I UK [streɪt] / US adverb Word forms straight : comparative straighter superlative straightest *** 1) without a bend or curve Continue straight on for about 20 yards then turn left. Sue always looks you straight in the eye when she s talking to… …   English dictionary

  • straight — 1 /streIt/ adverb 1 IN A STRAIGHT LINE moving in a straight line: straight ahead/at/down/in front of etc: The book is on the table straight in front of you. | She was looking straight at me. | We re stuck in the middle of the road with this truck …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • straight — straight1 W2S1 [streıt] adv ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(in a straight line)¦ 2¦(position)¦ 3¦(immediately)¦ 4¦(one after the other)¦ 5¦(honest)¦ 6 think/see straight 7 straight away 8 go straight 9 straight up 10 straight from the …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • straight*/*/ — [streɪt] adj I 1) without bends or curves a straight line/road[/ex] She has long straight hair (= no curls or waves).[/ex] 2) in the correct position, not leaning to one side or the other The picture on that wall isn t straight.[/ex] Make sure… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • Straight edge — refers to a lifestyle that started within the hardcore punk subculture whose adherents make a commitment to refrain from using alcohol, tobacco, and recreational drugs. Some followers also abstain from caffeine and casual sex. The term was coined …   Wikipedia

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