straight out


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straight out

In a serious, direct, straightforward manner. I told him straight out that I was not interested in joining his company. He said straight out that he would do what it takes to get the job.
See also: out, straight

straight out

frankly; directly. Bob told Pam straight out that he didn't want to marry her. Jim was told straight out to start working harder.
See also: out, straight

ˌstraight ˈoff/ˈout

(informal) without hesitating: She asked him straight off what he thought about it all.I told her straight out that she was wrong.
See also: off, out, straight
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Detroit's Jose Alvarez allowed two runs and five hits in five innings in his second big league start, and Luke Putkonen got five straight outs in relief.
With Ortiz on third, Carp drew a walk before Garcia got three straight outs.
He struck out eight and walked none in seven shutout innings before Cishek got three straight outs for his sixth save.
The rally started innocently enough with two straight outs, and Larkin almost retired the side in order but a pop-up dropped in short right field.
Flynn got two straight outs in a 12-2 win over Wachusett last week when she turned a double play, fielding a ground ball, then tagging the runner heading toward second before firing to first.
Ohtani began the game with four straight outs -- fanning three -- before allowing consecutive singles to Matt Joyce and Stephen Piscotty that set up Chapman's first home run of 2018.
Wilson Betemit had a sacrifice fly in the eighth off Vicente Padilla, and Alfredo Aceves got four straight outs for his 11th save in 13 chances.