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the straight goods

The complete, unvarnished truth. The conference promises all attendees that they will get the straight goods from industry veterans. Give me the straight goods, Val—is there any way to save the business?
See also: good, straight

straight goods

The truth, as in Is that straight goods about how much you still owe? or I'm giving you the straight goods about Monica. [Slang; late 1800s]
See also: good, straight
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But, CDR likes to fly above all the controversy swirling below, so during CANSEC we went to talk to Boeing's chief test pilot for the Super Hornet, to see if we could get the straight goods on that aircraft's capabilities.
He was open and honest, but he got the straight goods for us on the insurer's position.
Ish Theilheimer, the founder of the alternative on-line news site Straight Goods, invited Dr.
I persevered only because it seemed like a good idea, as the same-sex "marriage" debate rages on, to talk to someone who had the straight goods on the subject or, in other words, someone who had been delivered from a life of lesbianism.
At AFI, we strive to bring you the stories behind the headlines to give you the straight goods.
Amdur called in "truly monumental effort" in an article in Straight Goods, a web publication.
The speakers were Ish Theilheimer, publisher of Straight Goods, Mary Collins, an overseas worker for the United Church of Canada; and Murray Thomson, co-founder of Project Ploughshares.
And without the kind of assistance we receive, there's no way we can ever know if we're getting the straight goods and all of those goods.
Easy access to the actual judicial decision means the public gets the straight goods right from the source.
The combination of getting the straight goods on life and the razzle dazzle of television hucksterism is just the formula to relieve people of their daily worries and cash.
Get the straight goods on six different vendors in Info-Techs Desktop Virtualization Vendor Landscape.
Only Antonio (Toni Canto) seems at all interested in giving her the straight goods.
The Journey Home is a sensitive and evocative book that gives you the straight goods, a real eye opener that is both believable and accessible.
Resolution: This set will give you the straight goods on these two competitors and others in the VDI landscape