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Straight

Direct telephone line, compared to an outside line that requires a telephone number to be dialed.

Straight

Describing a phone that connects directly to one and only one other phone. One need not dial any number between straight phones.
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I'm doing a radio show for Powerhouse out here in Anaheim, then I'm getting straight on a plane and going to Toronto for the Much Music Awards.
After getting straight D's in high school and college, and falling at 22 other jobs, Barbara borrowed $1,000 from a boyfriend, quit her job as a diner waitress, and day, a tiny real estate office in New York City.
David said despite all the excitement, he would be getting straight down to work on the promotion for his next single, due out in January.
But Ann Hein is helping ease the burden of getting straight and quick answers about students' lunch preferences.
My courses are going well at school, I'm getting straight A's, and I really want another career.
Keene, an eleventh-grader at Spring Lake Park Distance Learning in Spring Lake Park, Minnesota, says, "Because of NovaNET I am getting straight A's and am near the top of my class.
But they aren't stopping there and are getting straight back to work to help change the lives of children who really need it.
LEROY CUDJOE has got his England frustration out of his system by getting straight back into a punishing Giants pre-season schedule.
Getting straight to work, Rangan tells them to ditch the sugary, processed food and drink.
A Virgin Trains spokesman said: ''What better way to kick-start your Kendal Calling weekend than by arriving like a proper VIP and getting straight in - no queuing, no hassle, plenty more time for fun.
He's probably done the boy a favour by getting straight back up.
I have no intention of getting straight back into coaching and training after this.