straight-talking

straight-talking
straightˈ-talking adjective
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Main Entry:straight

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  • straight talking — noun • • • Main Entry: ↑straight * * * straight talking phrase talking in an honest and direct way Brady has a reputation for straight talking. Thesaurus: words used to describe honest and sincere people and behavioursynonym …   Useful english dictionary

  • straight talking — talking in an honest and direct way Brady has a reputation for straight talking …   English 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 talker — /streɪt ˈtɔkə/ (say strayt tawkuh) noun → straight shooter (def. 3). –straight talking, adjective …  

  • Talking Straight — (1988 Bantam Books) [ISBN 0 553 05270 5] is a book written by Lee Iacocca, then CEO of Chrysler Motors, with Sonny Kleinfeld. It was written to balance Akio Morita s Made in Japan , a non fiction book praising Japan s post war hard working… …   Wikipedia

  • Straight ally — is a colloquial term that describes a heterosexual person who supports equal civil rights, gender equality, and LGBT social movements. Usually, a straight ally is inclusive of various diversity, and may have many gay and lesbian friends. Some… …   Wikipedia

  • straight from the horse's mouth — From a very trustworthy source (of information) • • • Main Entry: ↑horse * * * straight from the horse’s mouth phrase directly from someone who knows I heard it straight from the horse’s mouth. Thesaurus: talking in a direct waysynonym …   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 and True — Infobox The Wire episode caption = episode name = Straight and True episode no = 30 epigraph = I had such fuckin hopes for us. McNulty teleplay = Ed Burns story = David Simon and Ed Burns writer = director = Daniel Attias guest star = see below… …   Wikipedia

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