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straight

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adv
  1. sit up straight!
  2. [headed, went] straight to [work, the bar]
  3. turned around and went straight back (to)
  4. went straight on to [Houston]
  5. went straight through [downtown, the city]
  6. go straight ahead (from here)
  7. cut straight across the [field, lawn, grass]
  8. skipped straight to [page, chapter, part] [three]
  9. came straight from [hell, heaven]
  10. straight out of (the pages of)
  11. straight down the middle
  12. went straight on to win, marry
  13. threw it straight into the [trash, garbage]
  14. [went, got] straight to the point
  15. looked me straight in the eye
  16. straight up!
  17. criminal who decides to go straight
adj
  1. the [line, cut, edge] is straight
  2. straight as an arrow
  3. have (nice) straight teeth
  4. for the [seventh] straight [year]
  5. for the [seventh year] straight
  6. [I'll, I am going to] be straight with you
  7. there is no way that he is straight
  8. a straight man
  9. [is he, if he is] straight or gay
  10. let's get this straight
  11. get [this, your] story straight
  12. she is straight up and down
n
  1. the [final, last, finishing] straight
  2. the [athlete, driver, horse] is in the [final] straight
  3. pulled [away, clear] in the [final] straight
  4. stray from the straight and narrow
  5. the [crook, criminal] is back on the straight and narrow
  6. cards: she [won, lost] with a straight
  7. the straight of a [circuit, track]
  8. (bars for) gays and straights
additional examples
  1. the [final, last, finishing] straight
  2. the [line, cut, edge] is straight
  3. the [athlete, driver, horse] is in the [final] straight
  4. straight as an arrow
  5. pulled [away, clear] in the [final] straight
  6. have (nice) straight teeth
  7. stray from the straight and narrow
  8. sit up straight!
  9. the [crook, criminal] is back on the straight and narrow
  10. [headed, went] straight to [work, the bar]
  11. cards: she [won, lost] with a straight
  12. turned around and went straight back (to)
  13. the straight of a [circuit, track]
  14. went straight on to [Houston]
  15. (bars for) gays and straights
  16. went straight through [downtown, the city]
  17. go straight ahead (from here)
  18. cut straight across the [field, lawn, grass]
  19. skipped straight to [page, chapter, part] [three]
  20. came straight from [hell, heaven]
  21. straight out of (the pages of)
  22. straight down the middle
  23. went straight on to win, marry
  24. threw it straight into the [trash, garbage]
  25. [went, got] straight to the point
  26. looked me straight in the eye
  27. for the [seventh] straight [year]
  28. for the [seventh year] straight
  29. [I'll, I am going to] be straight with you
  30. there is no way that he is straight
  31. a straight man
  32. [is he, if he is] straight or gay
  33. he is straight-acting
  34. let's get this straight
  35. get [this, your] story straight
  36. straight up!
  37. he's a straight-up guy
  38. she is straight up and down
  39. criminal who decides to go straight
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