Straight up / out

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Re: Straight up / out

Post by fia » Mon Sep 13, 2004 5:04 pm

antonio wrote:Hi Group,

In a pub is common to heard or say for example: "Give me a whisky with a twist, straight up" means with "nothing on it" or what are they traying to say. Straight up, have also, another meaning, right? Is the same thing as straighten up?

Another phrasal verb that is commonly use in spoken english is straight out, what does it mean or the meanings, can you give me some examples. Again, is the same thing as straighten out?

Thanks in advance,
''WOW'' your English really good Antonio :) Are an English teacher :idea: he he ... maybe my English not the same level with you yet but I will try my best.

Straighten out, I think this word mean like to make clear/straight story. for example; asking somebody to tell the true because you thing may be they tell a lie or confuse story in the 1st place.

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Re: Straight up / out

Post by bmo » Mon Sep 13, 2004 7:51 pm

straight up - no ice in cocktail.
straighten out - to improve, to change for the better.

You are such a mess! Straighten out or move out.

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