can't think straight

can't think straight

  also not be thinking straight
if you can't think straight, you are not thinking calmly and clearly about something I was so tired I wasn't thinking straight any more. There are so many people talking, I just can't think straight.
See also: straight, think
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It's the MEN who can't think straight when they catch sight of fresh, female flesh - which is why those billboards for bras cause so many boy racers to crash.
Her distraught mother said: "I just can't think straight at the moment.
People with debt can become very stressed, and often that worry means they can't think straight.
None of that is fair, none of it is just, and decent British people who wouldn't dream of hurting or turning away a true victim of persecution are now so angry they can't think straight.
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I'm scared because I don't want to put my health in danger and I can't think straight.
A close friend of Zellwegger's said: "Renee's so much in love that she can't think straight.
The stress hormone cortisol interferes with thought, which explains why we can't think straight when we're stressed or worried.
In the moment, you can't think straight when you're gambling and lose all rationality.
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There are so many pots and kettles clanging around in Jordan's mind, no wonder she can't think straight.
Scene-stealing support from camp Jack (Sean Hayes), who's so gay he can't think straight and the queen of bitch Karen (Megan Mullally) who pops pills, swills gin and wipes her kitten heels on the face of humanity.
Expat Jackie, originally from Richmond, South West London, said: "I can't think straight at all, I'm in shock.
We know we need help to get over it, but we just can't think straight at the moment.