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
There is no two years of help that would straighten Hartford out,’’ Malloy told reporters at the state Capitol complex.
Commission Chair Rick Gunter and others suggested Bell straighten out discrepancies with city staff about the types and times of classes and the true parking demand and amend the permit to clarify actual needs and use.
Her chemical straightening strategy depends on hair texture and length.
Nichols wrestled with the snaky little creek itself, straightening it from Wornall Road to about where the Dodson tracks just east of Main crossed.
Steve Fraser thinks his fellow Americans grossly deluded on the subject, and has written his book to straighten us out.
Farr married Laura soon afterward in an effort to straighten himself out, so Laura is terribly alarmed when Barrett phones their house, looking for her husband.
The Reds have 21 games to get the things that have disappointed Price straightened out.
He was asked to straighten out the bus routes, which he was told were a mess.
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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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