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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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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.
But I went straight to my captain and told him: 'Listen, I'm not 100%sure.
Their latest album Viva La Vida went straight to No1 on America's Billboard 200 selling over 720,000 copies in its first week of release.
Teresa of Avila said she knew of only three people who at death went straight to heaven, one being a saintly dominican priest, Fr.
I left `Troy' and I went straight into `Haven' and then I went straight into `Kingdom of Heaven,' '' Bloom recalled.
Canadian-born Daniel Powter's Bad Day was pushed into third place while Pete Doherty's Babyshambles went straight in at number four with F*** Forever.
Seven minutes from time a poor kick from Hervin went straight to Brindley whose neat header went straight to McMahon who took the ball into the area but Hervin made amends with a fine save with his legs.
Therefore, to decipher movements as complicated as throwing a softball or reaching for a snack, many scientists went straight to the source: individual neurons inside the brain.