straighten up or out; make straight
straighten, straighten out(verb)
shed light on, put right, disentangle, enlighten, unbend, crystalize, see the light, crystalise, elucidate, tidy up, crystallize, iron out, sort out, square away, clear, reform, crystallise, straighten out, roll out, illuminate, unsnarl, neaten, clean up, clear up, tidy
get up from a sitting or slouching position
"The students straightened when the teacher entered"
tidy, tidy up, clean up, neaten, straighten, straighten out, square away(verb)
put (things or places) in order
"Tidy up your room!"
shed light on, put right, disentangle, enlighten, unbend, crystalize, see the light, crystalise, elucidate, tidy up, crystallize, iron out, groom, square away, clear, reform, crystallise, straighten out, roll out, sort out, illuminate, unsnarl, neaten, clean up, clear up, tidy
roll out, straighten(verb)
straighten by unrolling
"roll out the big map"
make straight or straighter
"Straighten this post"; "straighten hair"
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How to use straighten in a sentence?
He made such a fool out of himself. What people dont report is the letter he had to do to straighten out his testimony because his testimony was wrong, but Nancy Pelosi... doesnt talk about it.
I think we should be very concerned and I think we should be concerned about the Chinese law that makes this permissible, i think it should become a major element of State Department policy to try to straighten this out before we proceed and have real problems because Huawei has been very assertive.
They were in search of the American dream, and here, with the farm, they found it, years ago, I came back to the farm for a few weeks to help my parents straighten things out.
If you can't stand a little sacrifice and you can't stand a trip across the desert with limited water, we're never going to straighten this country out.
If a person gets his attitude toward money straight, it will help straighten out almost every other area in his life.
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- adreçar, redreçarCatalan, Valencian
- estirar, desencorvar, destorcer, enderezarSpanish
- suoristaa, oieta, oikaista, suoristuaFinnish
- rechtmaken, rechttrekken, rechten, [[overeind]] [[springen]], zich rechten, opspringen, [[recht]] [[worden]]Dutch
- выпрямля́ться, выпрямля́ть, вы́прямиться, вы́прямитьRussian
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