Russian English Dictionary

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прямой in English:

1. straight straight


straight hair
She was born with underdeveloped lungs, but eventually a few steroid shots set her straight.
With a high, closed collar, figure-hugging cut, and large slits at either side of a straight skirt, the qipao is unique in its ability to communicate both modesty and sensuousness.
It is characteristic of the fork ball, one of baseball's change-ups, that a ball that flew straight will drop suddenly just before the batter.
Ronpari is a word that designates those whose eyes don't look straight, but in different directions to the left and right, as if they were looking at Paris and London.
Taking into account the time I'd just spent napping, I'm really picking up the sense that this time's exam really won't be straight forward.
In a time-bound society time is seen as linear- in other words as a straight line extending from the past, through the present, to the future.
I was flabbergasted to hear that she died of a drug overdose. She always seemed like such a straight arrow to me.
Go straight, then take the second street to the left and turn immediately again to the right. That will be Karlova Street and then you should keep going straight across Charles Bridge to Mostecka Street and on to Malostranské Square.
Ah, y-yes ... Sorry, Coz. "Hey! You might be my relative but here I'm your senior and a doctor. Keep things straight while you're in the hospital!"
I didn't know what was what. The inside of my head had gone to panic mode and I couldn't get things straight.
Tim produced a perfect alveolar trill for a straight minute. The rest of the Spanish class envied and despised this vulgar display of power.
Just how tiresome was it to argue straight against the phrase "Don't blindly follow America's lead!"

English word "прямой"(straight) occurs in sets:

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2. direct direct


Direct marketing is a means of allowing people to shop from home.
Sorry to be so direct, but how much did you pay for this?
I think sometimes the English need to say what they think, to be more direct.
direct train
Japan's foreign direct investment reached $10 billion last year.
The committee would like me to have someone to whom I can direct questions or go to for guidance about the city and its resources; I believe, therefore, that you would be a very good match.
It should be added that his remarks had no direct influence on the constituency.
In countries with electoral colleges, citizens vote for representatives to pick heads of state for them, adding an extra layer to what would otherwise be a direct election.
49 is the smallest natural number with the property that it and its two direct neighbours are not square-free.
It will soon be possible for us to go direct to New York by air.
We want natural-sounding translations, not word-for-word direct translations.
Direct flights between New York and Tokyo commenced recently.
When we want to be informal, we are often more direct.
Which of the films James Cameron has directed has been more profitable: "Titanic" or "Avatar"?
Can you name the situations in which a supervisor should use a direct order?

3. outright outright


I had expected an outright refusal, but to my surprise she agreed.
I'll pay outright
If she asked me outright, I'd tell her.
The passenger was killed outright.
it should see Simmons return to the outright cod-surrealist madcappery
replacing the GDP outright may seem appealing
I'm the outright owner of this house. He was an outright winner of this fight.
or even sometimes attacking other person outright
Robert is a outright person who is never ashamed to say things as they are.
outright defeat
Rejecting Mr Bolsonaro outright would be the best...
The business of the journalist is to destroy the truth, to lie outright, to pervert, to vilify, to fawn at the feet of Mammon, and to sell his country and his race for his daily bread.