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shoot straight

To be honest, straightforward, and fair in one's dealings. Joe always shoots straight, so if he says this is the best deal we can get, then I believe him. Our company's philosophy is to always shoot straight with our clients.
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shoot straight

Also, shoot square. Deal fairly and honestly, as in You can't trust most car salesmen, but Jim always shoots straight, or We always shoot square with our customers. These colloquial terms use straight and square in the sense of "straightforward and honest," and shoot in the sense of "deal with."
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shoot straight

To talk or deal honestly.
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Rita released her debut album Ora in 2012, which shot straight to No.1 in the UK album chart.
On the hour mark, Marvin Sordell hit a shot straight at Lonergan and, two minutes later, Joe Sbarra fired a shot straight at the Boro keeper.
However, the eyewitnesses on the spot refuted police claims as they claimed that police shot straight fires at motorist without any warning firing.
It was like a shot straight at the heart of the home crowd who watched the National Athletic Association of Schools, Colleges and Universities men's basketball at RTU gym.
And then he smashed his shot straight over the TV tower that got him the free drop in the first place.
He finishes with ease 52 Borini cuts inside but directs his shot straight at Mignolet 82 After pinball in the Liverpool box, the ball falls to Duncan Watmore but his shot is saved by Mignolet 90 Jordan Ibe blazes over the bar from ten yards when he should have doubled Liverpool's lead
Marc-Antoine Fortune shot straight at Heurelho Gomes in the Latics' best chance before Deeney slotted home from the spot in stoppage time after Boyce brought down Fernando Forestieri.
At the other end, Fortune shot straight at Ruddy before McManaman cut in from the left and fired just wide of the target.
"On the 15th I hit my tee shot straight into the forest - it's a tricky shot straight into the wind from an elevated tee which is never going to add up to much fun - but it bounced back out on to the fairway.
Bayern used the momentum from Dante's goal to create more chances and in the tenth minute, Shaqiri set up captain Philipp Lahm on the right wing who passed on to Thomas Muller who shot straight into Askri's arms.
This time, however, he shot straight at the goalkeeper - the ball rebounded to Young but he was unable to convert his chance.
The World According To Joan shot straight into the hardback charts at No2, selling a copy every two minutes.
But Madrid, who had earlier missed a fantastic chance to take the lead when the unmarked Cristiano Ronaldo shot straight at Victor Valdes with only the Barca keeper to beat, failed to take advantage and had Lassana Diarra dismissed late on.
But Brechin battled back and striker Gary Twigg missed a sitter in 25 minutes when he shot straight at David Crawford.
Which group's album shot straight to the top of UK chart - despite their release having been on sale for just three days?