straight as a ramrod

idiom

: in a very straight and stiff way
used especially to describe the way someone stands or sits
The guard stood straight as a ramrod.

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“Straight as a ramrod.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/straight%20as%20a%20ramrod. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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