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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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But he gets straight to the point with his visitors: "The country was in the throes of a decisive fight over a new constitution," writes Ajami, "and Sistani's message to the man of the government was unambiguous.
Psychologist Christine Baumanns explains, 'Red stands for passion and when a man sees a redhead he will think he is dealing with a woman who won't mess around and gets straight to the point when it comes to sex'.
Colour (hey, even the title gets straight to the point.
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It gets straight to the point, outlining why HPM is important from a competitive standpoint, how to create programs that work and the commitment needed in terms of time, dollars, people and technology.
Mr Taylor is from Belfast but moves here from Rotterdam and gets straight to work this month on the 2015 festival, which will see submissions open to film-makers and artists in March ahead of its September 23-27 run.
Dave Gorman, right, has confirmed a show at Middlesbrough Town Hall in November next year when the groundbreaking comic brings his Dave Gorman Gets Straight To The Point* .
uk THE innovative mind behind Modern Life is Goodish on Dave TV is back with his stand-up comedy and visual story-telling as Dave Gorman Gets Straight to the Point (the Power-Point).
We're catching up, ostensibly to talk about the tour, Dave Gorman Gets Straight to the Point* (*The PowerPoint), coming to the Philharmonic Hall for a sold out show in December.
COMEDY genius Dave Gorman is visiting Glyndw r University in Wrexham with his new live show: Dave Gorman Gets Straight to the Point (The PowerPoint).