straight up

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straight up(
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1.
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
(to be honest)
a. la verdad
Straight up? She's hella fine. I'm gonna holler.¿La verdad? Está bien buena. Le voy a hablar.
2. (location)
a. derecho hacia arriba
Look straight up at the sky. You can see more stars than normal.Mira derecho hacia arriba al cielo. Se puede ver más estrellas de lo normal.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (used to describe a beverage)
a. puro
Give me a whisky straight up, please. I need something strong.Dame un whisky puro, por favor. Necesito algo fuerte.
b. solo
He's going to order a whiskey, straight up. That's all he drinks.Va a pedir un whisky solo. Es lo único que toma.
4. (completely)
a. cien por ciento
She's straight up angry with me now. After all the screaming she did this morning, there's no doubt about it.Está cien por ciento enojada conmigo ahora. Después de todo lo que gritó esta mañana, no queda ninguna duda.
b. totalmente
He's been straight up corny with me lately, but I love it. I need a cute romance in my life.Ha sido totalmente cursi conmigo últimamente, pero me encanta. Necesito un lindo romance en mi vida.
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