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He moved to Los Angeles straight out of college at 22, but the only steady work he found was as a male nanny.

Straight out of Harvard last year, Choi accepted a job offer to work on food innovation for Burger King.

It sounds like a scenario straight out of a Monday morning high school hallway following a weekend of partying and promiscuity.

The two top contenders, Osborn and Sasse, both seem straight out of conservative central casting.

Phrases like “straight out of science fiction” and “the possibilities are endless” appear on almost every page.

She had listened—she had listened intently, looking straight out of the window and without moving.

It felt to him that he simply walked straight out of her life into a world of emptiness and ice and shadows.

The race was to be five miles straight out to windward, and a run home, off the wind.

And yet I almost think, if he had held his arm straight out, I could have walked under it with my hat on, and without stooping.

He simply walked straight out of the room and downstairs to the kitchen, where he stayed for days.


On this page you'll find 65 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to straight-out, such as: aboveboard, apparent, artless, bare-faced, blunt, and bold.

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