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go straight

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishgo straightgo straightinformalHONEST to stop being a criminal and live an honest life Tony’s been trying to go straight for about six months. straight
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go straightHe's been going straight for about six months now.Tony's been trying to go straight for about six months.Left to our own devices, we Wobegonians go straight for the small potatoes.Job cuts are already being made and newly-qualified nurses are going straight on the dole.When she came back she avoided his look and went straight to a small table next to the stove.He has been born into this world and gone straight to hell.It was some time before they were able to leave the hospital, and they went straight to Jack's barn.He went straight up to Oxford Street and bought a tracksuit.You can't expect these people to go straight when no one's ever going to give them a job.
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