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  • Info Straightaway is a 26-week half-hour adventure/drama television series which aired on ABC during the 1961-1962 season - the story of two young men who operate a garage and engage in auto racing. more...
  • Two teams race at a time, starting at a line in the middle of the straightaway.
  • He was put straightaway into a crazy-house when they got to port. Cited from Cap'n Abe, Storekeeper, by James A. Cooper
  • She took part without being fully prepared and won straightaway.
  • Like the straightaway man he was, he went to the meat of the matter. Cited from The Boss of Little Arcady, by Harry Leon Wilson
  • If he could gain sufficient distance to undertake this straightaway, he would find help. Cited from David Lannarck, Midget, by George S. Harney
  • And, once I'd started singing, he straightaway began playing some guitar around it.
  • The lower injury would have killed her too, he said, but not necessarily straightaway.
  • But with all his desperate need for haste he ran no straightaway course. Cited from Best Short Stores of 1921 ... Yearbook of American Short Story
  • After the first turn, the lure should be brought on a long straightaway and make turn number two.
  • But when they got to the end of the straightaways, they didn't know how to drive through the turns.
  • Just now, we are cutting the season and have planned a straightaway back to winter quarters. Cited from David Lannarck, Midget, by George S. Harney
  • The tracks all feature two straightaway's and two turns to form an oval.
  • The front stretch, the location of the finish line, is long, longer than the back straightaway.
  • Center Field could mean straightaway center field or it could mean to the deepest part of the center field area.
  • Or tone it down, so that he would not go off at a tangent straightaway? Cited from Far to Seek, by Maud Diver
  • I felt straightaway that it gave completely the wrong message.
  • As he turned into the last straightaway he looked back again and grinned triumphantly. Cited from Going Some, by Rex Beach
  • After West heard the music, he wrote the lyrics straightaway.
  • With this addition, I lost interest in the hunt, as the course carried us straightaway five miles up the stream. Cited from A Texas Matchmaker, by Andy Adams
  • As if that wasn' enough, straightaway things start to happen so that I want to hold my head. Cited from Hocken and Hunken, by A. T. Quiller-Couch
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Meaning of straightaway

  • noun A straight segment of a roadway or racecourse