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Straight

Direct telephone line, compared to an outside line that requires a telephone number to be dialed.
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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 eye witness said, the gun totting daredevil marauders on arriving the area went straight to senator Ishaku Abbo's family house and abduct the senator's nursing stepmother who delivered about 11 days ago.
After announcement of result, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi went straight to opposition members and shook hands with them.
"The arrow went straight through its leg and through its breast."
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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.
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"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.