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Example sentences from the Web for straight up
Being there with a company of American infantry was dangerous enough; going there on your own seemed like straight-up suicide.Heart of Darkness: Into Afghanistan’s Taliban Valley|Matt Trevithick, Daniel Seckman|November 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The straight-up fear of a world in which disco singles consistently topping the charts was the new normal.Of Gamers, Gates, and Disco Demolition: The Roots of Reactionary Rage|Arthur Chu|October 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Perhaps he is straight-up obsessed with former American Idol host Paula Abdul.Robin Thicke’s ‘Paula’ Is What You Shouldn’t Do When You Get Dumped|Andrew Romano|June 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This is some straight-up Days of Our Lives nonsense, which is to say that it is fun to entertain, but only as pure ridiculousness.Solange Is Blue Ivy’s Mom and Other Crazy Conspiracy Theories|Kevin Fallon|May 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There are songs that are straight-up pop records, songs that have a lot of depth, some dance, some acoustic.Backstreet's Back! The Backstreet Boys on 20 Years, New Album, BSB Cruise, and More|Marlow Stern|June 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The way is then easy, but interesting, and leads to a straight-up crack in a wall in front of us that has to be negotiated.Climbing in The British Isles, Vol. II|W. P. Haskett Smith
He's the goods—best of company, a straight-up rider, and a first-rate puncher.A Texas Ranger|William MacLeod Raine
"Pedro is a straight-up rider, but he ain't got it in him to master Teddy—no; nor no man ain't," contributed Yeager again proudly.A Daughter of the Dons|William MacLeod Raine
A straight-up rider, the kind a fellow wants when Old Man Trouble comes knocking at the door.Bucky O'Connor|William MacLeod Raine
Muldoon knew he didn't stand a chance in a straight-up fight, not with these two.Lease to Doomsday|Lee Archer
Idioms and Phrases with straight up
Served without ice, generally said of an alcoholic drink, as in He ordered a martini straight up. Straight was first recorded with this meaning in 1874.