Examples of straighten in a Sentence
He straightened the bent antenna.
The drooping flowers straightened in the rain.
Recent Examples of straighten from the Web
Which doctor cares for your family or straightens your kid's teeth?
While sprinting to SAFC’s bench, the Englishman straightened his right arm above his head in celebration.
His body is bound tightly with cords and straightened with long, wooden planks - seemingly to keep him upright and aerodynamic.
Zuckerberg straightens up in his chair—this issue is dead in the center of the devilish tensions between trust-building and maintaining momentum.
That can often straighten out concerns before the Assembly gets involved, Ernouf said.
On his left, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo turns his head away from Trump and looks down at the dinner plate in front of him, while on his right, Hutchinson flinches, straightens up abruptly and casts her eyes toward the president.
Almost immediately, though, the internet took to calling out Kim's choice to straighten her half-black daughter's curly hair: North West is still a baby and has straight hair.
The process to open them, verify the signature against the voter registration card, straighten the ballot and count the votes is labor intensive, Jarboe said.
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STRAIGHTEN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of straighten for English Language Learners
: to make (something) straight or to become straight
: to make (something) organized or tidy : to put (something) in order
STRAIGHTEN Defined for Kids
Definition of straighten for Students
- The road straightened out.
- Please straighten up the room.
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