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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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Sutton had been pushed to the limit in the top half of the seventh, but reliever Billy Bilodeau came on and got three straight outs with the bases loaded.
He struck out eight and walked none in seven shutout innings before Cishek got three straight outs for his sixth save.
After Schumacher got three straight outs to start the game, Churchill's offense rewarded him with a pair of first-inning runs thanks to Thompson's homer that followed the first of three doubles in three straight at-bats for Kreitz.
Mel Rojas yielded solo homers to Matt Williams and Gonzalez as Arizona pulled within 6-4, but closer Jeff Shaw got three straight outs for his 100th career save.
Britton gave up a one-out double to Xander Bogaerts in the sixth and got three straight outs in the seventh, the only time all day that Boston went down in order.
Udell then closed out the game from the mound, getting three straight outs after Patrick Cooley led off the bottom of the eighth with a double for Marist.
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.