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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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After announcement of result, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi went straight to opposition members and shook hands with them.
Peralta said De Lima has a good argument but she did not follow the rules when she went straight to the Supreme Court.
The arrow went straight through its leg and through its breast.
Norah Jones' newest offering Little Broken Hearts went straight in at number four, while Adele's 21, which this week overtook Michael Jackson's Thriller in British sales, took the fifth spot.
Saadi Gaddafi gave the colossal amount for the Hollywood film 'The Experiment', that went straight to DVD despite starring Oscar winners Adrien Brody and Forest Whitaker.
Their self-titled debut album went straight into the top five and their videos on YouTube have notched up 30m plays.
Staff at the Woodland Trust were so impressed they didn't bother giving the school a bronze or silver award but went straight for the gold.
Jilted Gary Powles, 49, had just served three months for threatening his ex-girlfriend Gina Phillips - but went straight to her home when he was released.
Of the women included in the study, half were given radiation treatment and then took five years of tamoxifen, while the other half went straight to tamoxifen.
I wanted to go round a bend but the car just went straight on," explained Ahern.
Summary: The X Factor finalists have scored their first number one, after their Michael Jackson cover went straight to the top of the charts.