||(See the straight dope)
||(See keep a straight face)
|straight from the horse's mouth
||directly from the person who said it or did it
||I want to hear the story from Tomas, straight from the horse's mouth.
|straight from the shoulder
||directly, plainly, call a spade..., doesn't mince words
||Richler spoke straight from the shoulder when addressing his own people - the way Jesus did with the money-changers.
||(See the straight goods)
||the man who is not joking, the man who is honest or natural
||When I began in comedy, my straight man was Jason. He would ask honest questions and I would give funny answers.
||the truth, the facts, thethe straight goods
||My son and I believe in straight talk. We communicate.
||without stopping, not reduced, full strength
||I do ten minutes of exercise; then I run 5 km straight up.
||truthfully, the way it is
||Give it to me straight up - exactly what she said.
|straighten you out
||tell you the facts or the truth, set you straight
||Talk to the teacher. She'll straighten you out.