Your arms are straight out to the side, left palm up right palm down and switch, left palm down right palm up.
I just see it as a losing battle on the way to an eventual future straight out of the movie Idiocracy.
As if this situation, straight out of a horror movie, is just waiting to happen again.
You'd think this was straight out of Psycho (an adaptation of a book by Robert Bloch, by the way).
Born in St. Lucia, Monroque landed in New York straight out of high school 12 years ago.
I have never seen a child look so new, and so straight out of tissue-paper, as Sara can look.
Now then, old man, straight out from the shoulder, you know.
Not from a commentary, but straight out from your own heart.
As if he couldn't have said straight out, 'Hands off my plunder!'
Now she had the chance given her, Desire said it straight out, as she said everything.
mid-14c., "direct, undeviating, not crooked," properly "that which is stretched," adjectival use of Old English streht (altered, by analogy with streccan, from earlier streaht), past participle of streccan "to stretch" (see stretch (v.)). Meaning "true, direct, honest" is from 1520s. Of communication, "clear, unambiguous," from 1862. Sense of "undiluted, uncompromising" (e.g. straight whiskey, 1874) is American English, first recorded 1856.
Theatrical sense of "serious" (as opposed to popular or comic) is attested from 1895; vaudeville slang straight man first attested 1923. Go straight in the underworld slang sense is from 1919; straighten up "become respectable" is from 1907. Straight arrow "decent, conventional person" is 1969, from archetypal Native American brave name. To keep a straight face first recorded 1897; straight shooter is from 1928; straight-edge as a punk subculture is attested by 1987.
A tobacco cigarette; square (1960s+ Musicians & students)