Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Straight"

The meaning of "Straight" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does STRAIGHT OUT (vs straight away) mean?
A: Straight out means that you are coming out of somewhere (like a city) or something (like a coma) and straight away means that you have to do something quickly in that moment. For example, “Go to the doctor straight away!”
Q: What does hold-ups straight mean?
A: To hold something upright, like standing up :)
Q: What does straight ahead ; straight down and straight up mean?
A: Straight ahead = right in front of you
straight down = right below you
straight up = right above you
Q: What does she's straight mean?
A: "Straight" refers to the sexual orientation of a person who likes the opposite sex. So a girl who is straight, is a girl who likes men. A man who is straight is a man who likes women.
Q: What does "He's so straight forward" mean?
A: hes very direct in whatever he has to say (face to face)

Example sentences using "Straight"

Q: Please show me example sentences with straight away.
A: “We need to eat straight away”
“Straight away he grabbed my wrist”
“My fingers straight away started to turn purple”
Q: Please show me example sentences with 'straight away'.
A: I feel really sick,I should go an see a doctor straight away(immediately)However:He found the info straightaway(used as a adjective-immediate)
Q: Please show me example sentences with straight away.
A: If you do something straight away, you do it immediately and without delay.

e.g.
-I should go and see a doctor straight away.
-They can't pay me straight away.
-I knew straight away it was a bad injury.
Q: Please show me example sentences with straight away.
A: I'll come straight away.
Do it straight away.
Q: Please show me example sentences with "straight up".
A: Thanks everyone!

Synonyms of "Straight" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between straight and forward ?
A:

straight is like a line, the lower case letter “l” is a straight line. It is straight. If it’s straight there are no bends or curves.

Forward is going in the direction that is in front of you. So if I was facing north, and someone said go forward, I would walk north.

You can say straight forward which means that you walk in a straight line forwards.
Q: What is the difference between straight away and right away ?
A: I think it's the same thing
Q: What is the difference between straight away and right away ?
A: I don’t think there really is much of a difference, they essentially mean the same thing.
Q: What is the difference between straight away and right away ?
A: No grammatical difference, just different ways to say it. Personally I prefer straight away, others may disagree
Q: What is the difference between I'm straight. and No, thank you. ?
A: "I'm straight" is a very informal way of declining an offer.
"No, thank you" is the polite form

Translations of "Straight"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? straight
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? straight
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Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? straight
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? 職場からここに直行で来た。という内容でstraightを使った言い方を教えて下さい。
A: I came here straight from work.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? straight forward
A: It's actually one word: straightforward = simple: direct

http://forvo.com/word/straightforward/

Other questions about "Straight"

Q: Please show me how to pronounce straight .
A: straight/strait. These are said exactly the same. They have different definitions. Of the two spellings, strait makes the most sense according to the rules.
Q: Please show me how to pronounce through , should , straight.
A: Through
Q: Please show me how to pronounce straight.
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Q: Please show me how to pronounce straight .
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Q: (straight) Does this sound natural?
A: Very good!

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