the straight and narrow

noun

Definition of the straight and narrow

informal
: the way of living that is honest and morally proper His wife keeps him on the straight and narrow.

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“The straight and narrow.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20straight%20and%20narrow. Accessed 6 Jul. 2020.

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