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1. (esp of an alcoholic drink) undiluted; neat
2. (of a play, acting style, etc.) straightforward or serious
3. US sold at a fixed unit price irrespective of the quantity sold
4. Boxing (of a blow) delivered with an unbent arm
5. (of the cylinders of an internal-combustion engine) in line, rather than in a V-formation or in some other arrangement
6. a slang word for heterosexual
7. Slang not using narcotics; not addicted
8. Brit a straight part of a racetrack
9. Poker
a. five cards that are in sequence irrespective of suit
b. a hand containing such a sequence
c. (as modifier): a straight flush
10. Slang a cigarette containing only tobacco, without marijuana, etc.

What does it mean when you dream about straightness?

For a dream to somehow emphasize straightness (as in a straight road) can indicate that the dreamer intends—or needs to—get things straightened out in her or her life. Perhaps a situation or a business deal was underhanded or “crooked.”

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But Thomson has been part of strong sides who have struggled for promotion in the past and has warned the Pars that getting straight back to the top flight will be no pushover.
The only advantage of being in the top 16 is getting straight into the World Championship and the Masters.
As far as I'm concerned, there's nothing better than getting straight into some training work.
The teenager returned to England following the Championships and wasted no time in getting straight back into training, beginning her preparations for the Commonwealth Games trials, which take place in Sheffield between August and August 9
Drunkenness and vandalism is hardly the way to greet visitors to our capital city and many visitors could be forgiven for getting straight back on their train.
DEFIANT shop worker Pam Crane is to be applauded for her resilience and courage in getting straight back to work after an attacker had punched her in the face.
It says motorists' first cars now tend to be far more up-to-date models, with 24pc of new drivers getting straight behind the wheel of a new or nearly new car, compared with 4pc in the 1950s, 9pc in the 1970s and 11pc in the 1990s.
Trade Tech after getting straight A's for three years, and wanted to open an automotive repair business,'' Sanelli said.
It was a case of getting straight down to business.
Rocketfish has followed up this success with a halour comedy called When I Leave The Sixth Form I'm Getting Straight Into Something Media Related which is nearing completion having been partly paid for with an arts grant from Tamworth Borough Council.
I'm at the crossroads," he said, "but I'm getting straight.
And the ex-Sligo hitman wasted no time by getting straight down to action by training with his new teammates last night.