not deviating from what is usual or expected; conventional or traditional; standard: a straight-ahead novel with a happy ending.
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How to use straight-ahead in a sentence
He makes his way, step by agonizing step, his face red and wheezing, his eyes straight ahead.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days | David Freeman | December 13, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
She says nothing, looks straight ahead at everything, and sits by her child.Tupac and Murray Kempton: The Godfather Who Wore Tweed | Michael Daly | June 22, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Portraits of the Rolling Stones and other easily recognizable stars populate the small, alcove-like room straight ahead.David Bailey’s ‘Stardust’ Shows a Keen Eye for Fine Faces | Chloë Ashby | February 8, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
He was always straight-ahead and anytime there was a hiccup or anything, he was really good at dealing with it.
Matt went straight ahead until he reached two closed doors, one left, one right.The Night the SEALS Captured the Butcher of Fallujah | Patrick Robinson | November 11, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Straight ahead a section of building jutted up and revealed two small windows, which seemed to regard him like watching eyes.Dope | Sax Rohmer
Out from where the boys stood, straight ahead rolled the bay, with an unbroken view away across to the cape, some five miles off.The Rival Campers Afloat | Ruel Perley Smith
I did not turn my head to see whether Whistling Jim was following, but rode straight ahead.A Little Union Scout | Joel Chandler Harris
"They are going straight ahead—the same way we are going," High Eagle told him.Three Sioux Scouts | Elmer Russell Gregor
Her eyes looked straight ahead into the eyes of the stranger.Wayside Courtships | Hamlin Garland