Examples of straighten in a Sentence
He straightened the bent antenna.
The drooping flowers straightened in the rain.
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Check all that apply — my hair is dyed, is chemically straightened, is permed, has extensions, is braided/in locs: None of the above.
Muhammad encouraged people who have a criminal history, and have since straightened out their lives, to help others.
Among them was receiver Kendrick Bourne, who left Benson for Milwaukie as a senior, improved his grades, straightened out his life and went on to star at Eastern Washington.
The woman charged with straightening out the bank once and for all is Sylvie Matherat, Deutsche Bank’s chief regulatory officer.
Beach said that if Mariemont contacts her office, staffers likely can help the village straighten things out.
Just as the man straightens out, Ture walks over him and drives the Taser into the man’s back, delivering painful volts of electricity.
The ability to generate and store large amounts of power is a major stumbling obstacle for laser weapons, but if that problem can be straightened out, the cost per shot is about as low as things get.
In the less dense chromosphere—and with the help of neutral particles—the magnetic fields straighten out instead of tightening into a knot.
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