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Pronunciation: /streɪt/

Translation of straight in French:


  • 1 [line, nose, road] droit/-e; [hair] raide in a straight line en ligne droite
  • 2 (level, upright) bien droit/-e the picture isn't straight le tableau est de travers
  • 3 (tidy, in order) en ordre
  • 4 (clear) to get sth straight comprendre qch to set the record straight mettre les choses au clair
  • 7 [spirits, drink] sec, sans eau


  • 1 droit stand up straight! tenez-vous droit! to go/keep straight ahead aller/continuer tout droit to look straight ahead regarder droit devant soi
  • 2 (without delay) directement to go straight back to Paris rentrer directement à Paris
  • 3 (frankly) tout net I'll tell you straight je vous le dirai tout net straight out carrément
  • 4 (neat) [drink] sec, sans eau


to keep a straight face

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