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Example Sentences for "straight"

Move the blade of your paddle in a "j" shape in order to move your canoe in a straight line forward.

Anne was bushed when she came home from work, so she went straight to bed.

We had so much trouble with our manager that we decided to bypass his boss, who wasn't helping, and go straight to the top.

We decided to bypass Montreal and go straight to Quebec City.

Henry David Thoreau once suggested that a straight stick makes the best cane, and an upright man the best ruler.

If laid out in a straight line, the average adult's circulatory system would be nearly 60,000 miles long - enough to circle our earth two and a half times.

She clinched the title with a win over her main rival in straight sets.

Isaac Newton observed that every body continues in its state of rest or of uniform motion in a straight line, except in so far as it is compelled to change that state by forces impressed upon it.

Tennis star Bjorn Borg defeated John McEnroe in straight sets to win the cup at Wimbledon.

I can't make nice straight folds when I'm doing origami, so my things always turn out wrong.

An object in space would move along a straight line and quickly leave the Earth were it not for the earth's gravity forcing it to follow a curved path.

According to an article I read some years ago, suicide is significantly higher among homosexual teens than among the straight population.

Don't lag after school, we need to go straight to the dentist for your appointment.

Isaac Newton observed that every body continues in its state of rest or of uniform motion in a straight line, except in so far as it is compelled to change that state by forces impressed upon it.

Traffic signs showing which lanes may be used to turn or go straight are mounted above the lane or at the side of the lane before the intersection.

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