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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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He's not a hard horse to get ready and goes well fresh so he will go straight to the Festival.
He has come out of the race well and will go straight to Epsom.
Paris Pike will go straight to Aintree after trainer Ferdy Murphy decided against declaring him for Perth today, even before the card was abandoned.
I KNOW many of you will be putting on more weight than Dawn French after a lock-in at Thornton's over the next few weeks, in the confident knowledge that come the New Year you'll go straight on to Rosemary Conley's Hip, Thigh and Bum diet.
The judge decided to go straight to trial and said opening arguments could begin (Thursday) if all went well,'' said Joyce Button, a family friend and secretary for Dan Koosh, the victim's father.
The former X Factor contestant saw her album Songs From The Tainted Cherry Tree go straight in at number one.
The five-year-old, who enjoyed a bloodless victory on his seasonal debut at Down Royal on Friday, will now go straight for the
The highest-rated hurdler in training will go straight to Cheltenham after his win over Karabak and Diamond Harry in the rearranged Long Walk Hurdle at Newbury "We have decided to miss the Cleeve and go straight for the World Hurdle," said Stewart.
Crystal Music: Fillies' Mile winner is reported to have wintered well by John Gosden, who has decided she will go straight to the 1,000 Guineas in an attempt to follow up the victory of the trainer's Lahan last year.
SANDOWN winner Billingsgate could go straight for the Martell Grand National without another run if the ground is unsuitable at the Festival.
YOUNG KENNY misses the Marstons Pedigree Midlands Grand National at Uttoxeter today and will now go straight to Aintree for the Martell Grand National on April 8.