Straight in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Straight

Not crooked or bent; having a constant direction throughout its length. [from 14thc.] | Of a path, trajectory, etc.: direct, undeviating. [from 15thc.] | Perfectly horizontal or vertical; not diagonal or oblique. [from 17thc.]

Short Example Sentences for Straight

  • 1. He made straight for it. 🔊
  • 2. Tell them to show you straight into the library. 🔊
  • 3. And order them to go straight home again. 🔊
  • 4. Emily went straight to Hubert. 🔊
  • 5. Good-looking, straight nose, eyes bright and intelligent. 🔊
  • 6. There's your road straight in front of you. 🔊
  • 7. I had turned my head rather quickly and caught him staring straight at me. 🔊
  • 8. Always saying things straight out that other people would keep back. 🔊
  • 9. When the creature is irritated, the tail is shaken straight and elevated. 🔊
  • 10. I headed straight for Lessard's private quarters. 🔊
  • 11. But I liked the way she went straight as a dart at the thing she wanted. 🔊
  • 12. Patty had come straight to Corinna after a conversation with Stephen. 🔊
  • 13. Them two has lit straight for where Baker's layout was camped this mornin'. 🔊
  • 14. Cautiously I peeped over the brink, straight down as Mac had directed. 🔊

How to use Straight in Sentences?

  • 1. Once they become convinced that you are a straight man, they give you their unbounded confidence. 🔊
  • 2. He looked at her thoughtfully, while a frown drew his straight dark eyebrows together. 🔊
  • 3. His nose lay straight down his face, like a finger with the end joint tilted up. 🔊
  • 4. It would take five days and nights in a fast express train to travel straight across it. 🔊
  • 5. Crawl up there again, Sarge, and look straight down at the first ledge from the bottom. 🔊
  • 6. Either you'll straight return, or soon at night Your dreams will drive you out o' doors. 🔊
  • 7. From South Parte we marched, over a pass that was new to us, straight into Pete-jong. 🔊
  • 8. In some towns the streets are nearly straight and cross each other like the wires of a window-screen. 🔊
  • 9. Susy had that disposition, and it was one of the jewels of her character that had come to her straight from her mother. 🔊
  • 10. But he had no difficulty to keep a straight face because he felt deep within himself a strange inclination to do that very extraordinary thing. 🔊
  • 11. These projects extended straight through the succeeding thirty years, but in every case they failed. 🔊
  • 12. Springing up from her relaxed position, she sat straight and unbending, with her indignant eyes on his face. 🔊
  • 13. He tore his feet from the spot and walked straight before him, gripping the revolver and peering into the obscurity fearfully. 🔊
  • 14. Cut along the dotted lines and endeavour to arrange the four parts so that no two castles will appear on any straight lines. 🔊
  • 15. After that their track turned straight west again, and it was hard to follow, for the ground was drying fast. 🔊
  • 16. We are making it every minute of the time; and it depends on us whether we put it through as a straight job or a failure. 🔊
  • 17. Did those who believed in the old formulas imagine that the new formula would be discovered straight away, without failures preliminary? 🔊
  • 18. He moved away a few paces and flung himself down on the ground, and sat with his head propped on his hands, staring straight in front of him. 🔊
  • 19. Either you'll straight return, or want of sleep Will drive you forth at midnight. 🔊
  • 20. She came straight over to us and shook hands as tight as Constance does, and then she introduced us to all the people there. 🔊
  • 21. She never turned nor beckoned, but kept straight on, and Richard had much ado to keep pace with her. 🔊